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Intimacy

Duration: 01:50

When he wrote his brutal yet tender break-up novel, Kureishi was accused of the worst sort of literary exploitation…. ‘All art is exposure, Alan. Hurting other people might be really important.’

Available since: Fri 7 Feb 2014

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The Culture Show Hanif Kureishi: Writers Are Trouble - A Culture Show Special

Hanif Kureishi takes his duty as national literary nuisance very seriously indeed.

First broadcast: 08 Feb 2014

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