Leïla Slimani

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Leïla Slimani is a Franco-Moroccan journalist and writer. A graduate of l’Institut d’Études Plitiques in Paris and ESCP Europe, she has published two novels with Éditions Gallimard: Dans le jardin de l’ogre, and Chanson douce, and received the Prix Goncourt (2016). She is also the author of a comic book, Paroles d’honneur, and an essay, Sexe et mensonges, published by Les Arènes. Through her work, she defends women’s rights by addressing, in particular, female sexuality. In 2017, she became the Personal Representative of the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, to the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie.

Books by Leïla Slimani