Keyword: Leïla Slimani

French writers outraged by festival's use of 'sub-English' words

Prominent writers including Leila Slimani have spoken out against the Salon du Livre’s use of phrases such as ‘young adult’ and ‘bookquizz’.

Author Leïla Slimani appointed to champion French language

Presidential spokesperson said prize-winning Slimani was chosen because she 'represents the open face of Francophonie to a multicultural world'.