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Laila Lalami

Laila Lalami is the author of Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits , Secret Son , and The Moor's Account , which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and which won the American Book Award, the Arab American Book Award, and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times , the Los Angeles Times , The Washington Post , The Nation , Harper's Magazine , and The Guardian . In 2019, she was awarded the Simpson/Joyce Carol Oates Prize for her body of work. A professor of...See more