Leïla Slimani’s Lullaby: A Post-feminist Wakeup Call

By Katie Holland In an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle, French–Moroccan author Leïla Slimani admitted using the grisly subject matter of her novel Lullaby — the murder of two children at the hands of their nanny — to illuminate the “utterly boring and repetitive” life of a childminder, grounding the brutal crime in a … Continue reading Leïla Slimani’s Lullaby: A Post-feminist Wakeup Call

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5 reasons why you should learn Arabic

1. It’s useful! Arabic is the fifth most widely spoken language in the world. With 421 million Arabic speakers and 26 official Arabic speaking countries worldwide, Arabic is one of the most useful languages you can learn. 2. Travel! The Middle East is one of the most beautiful and diverse regions in the world. The … Continue reading 5 reasons why you should learn Arabic