Sex and Lies

Leila Slimani collects Moroccan women’s testimonies, woven together with her own reflections on Morocco’s social attitudes toward sex, in Sex and Lies.

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Review of ‘Sex and Lies’

When bestselling author Leila Slimani published her debut novel, Adéle, in 2014, she spent two weeks on a book tour around Morocco. After her events at bookshops, universities and libraries, numerous women were hungry to discuss their own personal and political struggles to express their sexuality in a country that represses women’s sexual natures. Slimani…

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