The Other Americans

The Other Americans by Laila Lalami is a superlative expose of widespread racism brilliantly injected into a hit and run mystery. Told from the view point of delectable and repulsive set of characters, Laila shows us a brittle Americana fabric that is searching for answers. Loneliness, love, immigration, cultural confusion and the definition of home percolate this gorgeous novel. The metaphors come fast and furious.

Laila Lalami at the L.A. Times Festival of Books – YouTube

Book Review: ‘The Other Americans,’ By Laila Lalami : NPR

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