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Abdellah Taïa’s “La vie lente” book signing at LivreMoi bookstore

Written by FDM

On June 12, Abdellah Taïa took up residence at LivreMoi bookstore for a book signing. A meeting dedicated to his latest book “La vie lente” (The slow life), nominated in the spring selection of the Renaudot prize.

The Moroccan writer Abdellah Taïa is expected, at 6:30 pm on June 12, at the bookshop LivreMoi as part of monthly literary meetings. He will present his latest book “La vie lente”, published March 7 to Editions Seuil, which is nominated, along with the novel “Rue du Pardon” by Mahi Binebine, to the Renaudot prize.

After ” L’Armée du Salut “, ” Le Jour du Roi”, or “Celui qui est digne d’être aimé”, Abdellah Taïa brings us back to the time of the 2015 attacks in France to tell the story of Mounir, a 40 years-old gay man of Moroccan origin who has a very precarious life in Paris. His neighbor Mrs. Marty, an old lady, also survives with difficulty.

Logically, a friendship binds between the two excluded from the Republic before it, unfortunately, turns into a nightmare. One day, Mrs. Marty calls the police to arrest Mounir … The commissioner Antoine comes into the story and suspects the young man of links with the jihadists … Do not miss the captivating story and the signing event.