Hanif Kureishi
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Five Minutes With: Hanif Kureishi

Author and playwright Hanif Kureishi rose to fame with his award-winning screen play for the film My Beautiful Laundrette and the novel The Buddha of Suburbia, which he also adapted for television.

He talks to Matt Stadlen about the importance of discipline in writing, growing up as a mixed race child in the 1950s, what he would do if he wasn't a writer and why he prefers love to sex.

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  • 07 Aug 2010
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