"Like Jenny Offill, Slimani can write ravishingly of female bodies... If you are a mother, whatever mother you aspire to be, you'll know what kind of mother you are after reading Slimani. If you are not a mother, the insights that she administers can be no less jolting." (The New Yorker)
Leila Slimani is the bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny, for which she became the first Moroccan woman to win France's most prestigious literary prize, the Goncourt. She won the La Mamounia Prize for Adèle. A journalist & frequent commentator on women's and human rights, she is French president Emmanuel Macron's personal representative for the promotion of the French language and culture.