Laila Lalami on Khouri

Laila Lalami of Moorish Girl has been keeping very close track of the controversy surrounding Norma Khouri’s memoir, which her publisher has determined to be a fake and pulled off the shelves. Laila has shared with me privately some fascinating thoughts about the book and the reasons it appealed to Western readers in the first place. If you email her, maybe she’ll tell you, too.


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