Happily, the 2006 Caine shortlisted writer - who was to read from her second book Secret Son - has blogged about the reading from London, where it was "chucking it down". The reading in Norwich, she said, was a "smashing success." Good for her. Never mind unreliable bloggers, Ms Lalami.
- Laila Lalami photographed in London, 11 July 2006, by MW.