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Leila Slimani - Adèle

Wednesday, February 27, 7pm
St. Louis County Library HQ, 1640 S. Lindbergh

Leila Slimani, AdeleAuthor of the internationally bestselling thriller The Perfect Nanny, Leila Slimani presents her prizewinning first novel—a captivating exploration of addiction, sexuality, and one woman’s quest to feel alive. Adèle appears to have the perfect life: She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beautiful apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son. But underneath the surface, she is consumed by an obsession and soon becomes ensnared in a trap of her own making.

A journalist and frequent commentator on women’s and human rights, Leila Slimani is French president Emmanuel Macron’s personal representative for the promotion of the French language and culture. She is the first Moroccan woman to win France’s most prestigious literary prize, the Prix Goncourt.

This event is presented by the St. Louis County Library. For more information, please call 314-994-3300.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
St. Louis County Library HQ
1640 S. Lindbergh
Saint Louis, MO 63131
Adèle: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143132189
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - January 15th, 2019