Leïla Slimani on her shocking bestseller, Lullaby

Leïla Slimani: ‘Everyone asks me, “Why do you choose such subversive or shocking themes?”’ She caused rimples in the literary world in France, even the new president Macron took notice of her book “Dans le Jardin de l’Ogre” (2014). Leïla Slimani now has her book translated and published for the English-speaking market. The title of the book is Lullaby. In this article she talks about her work. 

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