The Moroccan-born writer of Lullaby returns to north Africa to explore sex, pornography and hypocrisy

‘Her argument is for individuality, nuance and intellectual honesty, and for Morocco finding its own answers’ … Leïla SlimaniThe writer Leila Slimani hails from Morocco, but lives and works in France. In her books she manages to touch raw nerves, especially about sex and its environment. In her new book Sex and lies she continues her journey of discovery. In this article you will find out more about Leila and her novel and her visit to her Moroccan roots. 

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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