P&P Live!: Leila Slimani – Sex and Lies: True Stories of Women's Intimate Lives in the Arab World – in conversation with Soraya Chemaly

Upcoming Event
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 5:00pm

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. 

"All those in positions of authority--politicians, parents, teachers--maintain the same line: 'Do what you like, but do it in private.'"

Sex and Lies: True Stories of Women's Intimate Lives in the Arab World is a fearless exposé of the secrets and lies of women's intimate lives, by the bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny and Adèle.

Leila Slimani was in her native Morocco promoting her novel Adèle, about a woman addicted to sex, when she began meeting women who confided the dark secrets of their sexual lives. In Morocco, adultery, abortion, homosexuality, prostitution, and sex outside of marriage are all punishable by law, and women have only two choices: They can be wives or virgins. Sex and Lies combines vivid, often harrowing testimonies with Slimani's passionate and intelligent commentary to make a galvanizing case for a sexual revolution in the Arab world.

Slimani will be in conversation with Soraya Chemaly, award-winning writer, media critic, and director of the Women’s Media Center Speech Project.

 

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Politics and Prose Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
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Sex and Lies: True Stories of Women's Intimate Lives in the Arab World Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143133766
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Published: Penguin Books - July 14th, 2020

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