“A tale of contemporary Morocco straddling the personal and the political, told simply, beautifully, with heart and panache. Lalami has talent to burn.”
—Gary Shteyngart, author of Absurdistan.


Laila interviewed by Bilal Qureshi at the National Book Festival:

Laila discusses Morocco and the Arab Spring at the Renaissance Society:

Laila’s appearance on Authors@Google:

Laila on Non Fiction for LARB:

Laila on Creative Writing: