The Other Americans

21 February 2020 | By Laila Lalami | Filed in: morocco.

From the Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of The Moor s Account, here is a timely and powerful new novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story, informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture Late one spring night,

House of Spies (Gabriel Allon #17)

21 February 2020 | By Daniel Silva | Filed in: morocco.

A heart stopping tale of suspense, Daniel Silva s runaway bestseller, The Black Widow, was one of 2016 s biggest novels Now, in House of Spies, Gabriel Allon is back and out for revenge determined to hunt down the world s most dangerous terrorist, a shadowy ISIS mastermind known only as Saladin.

Paris Echo

21 February 2020 | By Sebastian Faulks | Filed in: morocco.

Here is Paris as you have never seen it before a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria American postdoctoral researcher Hannah and runaway Moroccan teenager Tariq have little in common, yet both are susceptible to the

The Sealwoman's Gift

21 February 2020 | By Sally Magnusson | Filed in: morocco.

In 1627 Barbary pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted some 400 of its people, including 250 from a tiny island off the mainland Among the captives sold into slavery in Algiers were the island pastor, his wife and their three children Although the raid itself is well documented, little

The Lioness of Morocco

21 February 2020 | By Julia Drosten | Filed in: morocco.

Independent minded Sibylla Spencer feels trapped in nineteenth century London, where her strong will and progressive views have rendered her unmarriageable Still single at twenty three, she is treated like a child and feels stifled in her controlling father s house When Benjamin Hopkins, an

The Saffron Trail

21 February 2020 | By Rosanna Ley | Filed in: morocco.

Once, there was a girl who loved saffron She loved its secrets, its mystery, and best of all, she loved its hint of magic After the death of her beloved mother, Nell travels from rural Cornwall to the colour and chaos of Marrakech Her marriage may be on the rocks, but exploring the heady delights

The Moroccan Girl

21 February 2020 | By Charles Cumming | Filed in: morocco.

THE MOROCCAN GIRL is a standalone thriller from Charles Cumming.Kit Carradine is the successful author of several best selling novels When he is approached by MI6 and asked to carry out a simple task on behalf of his country while attending a literary festival in Morocco, he jumps at the chance.

Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World

21 February 2020 | By Zahra Hankir | Filed in: morocco.

Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it s like to report on their changing homelands in this first of its kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane AmanpourInternational media coverage of the Arab world is dominated by the work of

Celui qui est digne d'être aimé

21 February 2020 | By Abdellah Taïa | Filed in: morocco.

Ahmed, 40 ans, est marocain Il vit Paris Il crit sa m re, morte cinq ans auparavant, pour r gler enfin ses comptes avec elle et lui raconter par la m me occasion sa vie rat e d homosexuel Il envoie une lettre de rupture violente Emmanuel, qui a chang son existence, pour le meilleur et

The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty

21 February 2020 | By Vendela Vida | Filed in: morocco.

From the acclaimed author of Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name and The Lovers comes a tensely drawn, spellbinding literary thriller that gets to the heart of what defines us as human beings the singular identity we create for ourselves in the world and the myriad alternative identities that

The Blue Hour

21 February 2020 | By Douglas Kennedy | Filed in: morocco.

From the 1 internationally bestselling author of The Moment and Five Days comes the best book about Morocco since The Sheltering Sky Completely absorbing and atmospheric Philip Kerr.Robin knew Paul wasn t perfect But he said they were so lucky to have found each other, and she believed it was

Paroles d'Honneur

21 February 2020 | By Leïla Slimani | Filed in: morocco.

RABAT T 2015 Le la Slimani fait la connaissance de Nour, une Marocaine qui lui raconte sans tabou sa sexualit et les trag dies intimes que subissent la plupart des femmes qu elle conna t Ce t moignage poignant, suivi d autres rencontres travers le pays, bouleverse la romanci re

Whitefly

21 February 2020 | By Abdelilah Hamdouchi | Filed in: morocco.

The traffickers The drug dealers The smugglers.They know what it takes to get a gun into Morocco, and so does Detective Laafrit.When a fourth corpse in three days washes up in Tangier with a bullet in the chest, Laafrit knows this isn t just another illegal who didn t make it to the Spanish

De dood van Murat Idrissi

21 February 2020 | By Tommy Wieringa | Filed in: morocco.

De veerboot van Tanger naar Algeciras, een felle wind jaagt door de Straat van Gibraltar In het ruim van het schip, verscholen in de kofferbak van een auto, sterft een jongeman Met de dode verstekeling in hun auto rijden twee jonge Marokkaans Nederlandse vrouwen even later Spanje binnen Groot en

The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca

21 February 2020 | By Tahir Shah | Filed in: morocco.

In the tradition of A Year in Provence and Under the Tuscan Sun, acclaimed English travel writer Tahir Shah shares a highly entertaining account of making an exotic dream come true By turns hilarious and harrowing, here is the story of his family s move from the gray skies of London to the

Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood

21 February 2020 | By Fatema Mernissi | Filed in: morocco.

This wonderful and enchanting memoir tells the revelatory true story of one Muslim girl s life in her family s French Moroccan harem, set against the backdrop of World War II The New York Times Book Review I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco So begins Fatima Mernissi in this

Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits

21 February 2020 | By Laila Lalami | Filed in: morocco.

A dream of a debut, by turns troubling and glorious, angry and wise Junot Diaz Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits evokes the grit and enduring grace that is modern Morocco As four Moroccans illegally cross the Strait of Gibraltar in an inflatable boat headed for Spain, author Laila Lalami asks,

The Sheltering Sky

21 February 2020 | By Paul Bowles | Filed in: morocco.

In this classic work of psychological terror, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans apprehend an alien culture and the ways in which their incomprehension destroys them The story of three American travelers adrift in the cities and deserts of North Africa, The Sheltering Sky is at once

Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail

21 February 2020 | By Malika Oufkir | Filed in: morocco.

A gripping memoir that reads like a political thriller the story of Malika Oufkir s turbulent and remarkable life Born in 1953, Malika Oufkir was the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the King of Morocco s closest aide Adopted by the king at the age of five, Malika spent most of her childhood