Kureishi, Hanif

About Hanif Kureishi

Biography (British Council)

Biography (Faber)



Sandhu, Sukhdev. "The Nothing by Hanif Kureishi - Review." The Guardian, 7 May 2017

Foss, Rachel. "An Introduction to The Buddha of Suburbia." British Library, 25 May 2016

Mullan, John. "Cultural References in The Buddha of Suburbia." British Library, 25 May 2016

Sandhu, Sukhdev. "An Introduction to My Beautiful Laundrette." British Library, 25 May 2016

Smith, Zadie. "Zadie Smith on the Buddha of Suburbia." British Library, 28 Jul. 2015

Buruma, Ian. "The English Novel Gets Laid." New Republic, vol. 203, no. 8-9, 1990.

Insdorf, Annette. "My Beautiful Laundrette Probes the Life of London's Pakistanis." The New York Times, 16 Mar. 1986



Clark, Alex. "Hanif Kureishi: 'Britain's Middle Class is More Racist Than Ever'." The Guardian, 21 Apr. 2017

Sampath, G. "Sex is Easy and Love is More Elusive Today: Hanif Kureishi." DNA, 2 May 2010

Hari, Johann. "Hanif Kureishi on the Couch." The Independent, 2 Feb.2009



Susie, Thomas. Driving Each Other Crazy: Existential Psychology in Hanif Kureishi's The Buddha of Suburbia, 2017

Guneş, Ali. "The Deconstruction of 'High Culture': Youth Subculture as Deviant in Hanif Kureishi’s The Buddha of Suburbia." Epiphany, vol. 9, no. 1, 2016

Mumtaz, Ahmad. "Gaps and Bridges in the Diaspora Cultural Life of the Asian-English Muslims in England in Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi." Scholedge International Journal of Multidisciplinary & Allied Studies, vol. 3, no. 9, 2016

Fischer, Susan Alice. Hanif Kureishi, 2015




The Nothing (2017)

The Last Word (2014)

The Black Album (2009)

Something to Tell You (2008)

Venus (2007)

My Ear at His Heart (2004)

The Body and Other Stories (2002)

Dreaming and Scheming: Reflections on Writing and Politics (2002)

Gabriel's Gift (2001)

Sleep with Me (1999)

Intimacy (1998)

My Son, the Fanatic (1998)

Love in a Blue Time (1997)

The Black Album (1995)

Buddha of Suburbia (1990)



Le Weekend (2013)

When The Night Begins (2004)

The Mother (2003)

London Kills Me (1991)

My Beautiful Laundrette (1986)

Outskirts and Other Plays (1983)

Birds of Passage (1983)

Borderline (1981)


Essays / Articles/ Non-Fiction/Short Stories

Love + Hate: Stories and Essays (2015)

"'Knock, Knock, it’s Enoch': Hanif Kureishi Remembers the Effect of Enoch Powell." British Library, 2014

The Word and the Bomb (2005)

Midnight All Day (1999)

The Faber Book of Pop (1996)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Interview with Hanif Kureishi. Al Jazeera Balkans, 17 Jul. 2017

Hanif Kureishi: 'Being a Writer was like Playing'. The Guardian, 5 May 2010

Interview with Hanif Kureishi. The British Library, 24 May 2016