Hanif Kureishi grew up in Kent and studied philosophy at King's College London. His novels include The Buddha of Suburbia, which won the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel, The Black Album, Intimacy and The Last Word. His screenplays include My Beautiful Laundrette, which received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay, Sammy and Rosie Get Laid and Le Week-End. He has also published several collections of short stories. He has been awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and been translated into thirty six languages.
Published: April 2015
The new novel from Hanif Kureishi: an outrageous, clever and very funny story of sex, lies, art and what defines a life.
Published: April 2011
Hanif Kureishi's essays collected together for the first time.
Published: November 2010
The essential collection from one of Britain's most celebrated and controversial writers.
Published: October 2009
The playscript, adapted by Hanif Kureishi from his own novel.
Published: March 2009
A wonderfully colourful, warm and epic novel of London life, love, sex and regret from one of Britain's greatest contemporary writers.
Published: December 2005
A collection of Kureishi's most controversial and though-provoking writing on the gulf between fundamentalist Islam and Western values
Published: November 2005
Following the discovery of an unfinished manuscript written by his father, Kureishi looks back on his own development as a writer in the light of his father s unrealised literary ambitions
Published: July 2005