Author Hanif Kureishi's new novel is Gabriel Gift, (Scribner) about a 15-year-old boy and his struggles with his artistic soul and restless parents. Simultaneously two of Kureishi works are coming out in a combined paperback edition: Intimacy: A Novel and Midnight All Day: Stories. (Scribner). Intimacy has been adapted to film. Several of Kureishi earlier novels, My Beautiful Laundrette, and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, were also made into films.
Novelist/screenwriter Hanif Kureishi. Kureishi has been termed by the British press a "literary terrorist" for his works which encompass racist and sexual themes. He wrote the screenplays for "My Beautiful Laundrette," and "Sammy and Rosie Get Laid." Both were directed by Stephen Frears. His new novel is "The Black Album," (Scribner). Kureishi was born and brought up in south London; his father is Pakistani, his mother English.
Writer Hanif Kureishi (kah-REE-she). He wrote the screenplays for the critically-acclaimed movies "Sammy and Rosie Get Laid," and "My Beautiful Launderette." Now he's just published his first novel, called "The Buddha of Suburbia." It's published by Viking.