Packaging Leila Slimani’s ‘The Perfect Nanny’

My first encounter with Leila Slimani‚Äôs The Perfect Nanny (Chanson douce) was last May in Lyon, France. Freshly decorated with its 2016 Prix Goncourt quarter-jacket, the novel stood out to me for two reasons. First, the book was sitting in a cardboard display in two neat columns four books deep, surrounded by bubbly editorial commentsContinue reading “Packaging Leila Slimani’s ‘The Perfect Nanny’”