Mon, 15/03/2010 - 09:02
Authors such as William Boyd, Michael Morpurgo and Hanif Kureishi are contributing a short story based on an animal of their choice for a new title inspired by Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories.
Entitled Just When Stories, the book is being published by Beautiful Books this August, in support of the campaign by...
Mon, 03/03/2008 - 12:19
Hanif Kureishi’s new book was widely covered on last weekend's literary pages, beating other new titles to the "most reviewed" spot (29th February to 2nd March).
Something to Tell You (Faber) is "about love, death, loneliness, celebrity, orgies, incest, pornography, murder--the usual stuff, in fact...
Wed, 02/01/2008 - 06:58
Children's author Jacqueline Wilson has been made a dame in this year's round of honours. She joins Hanif Kureishi, who receives a CBE for services to literature and drama, and Hampshire County Council's director of recreation and heritage Yinnon Ezra, who receives an MBE for services to local government, on the New Year's...
Thu, 22/11/2007 - 12:41
Hanif Kureishi's new novel is an energetic black comedy, as middle-aged psychoanalyst Jamal looks back on the passions of his youth in London in the 1970s and surveys the accumulated experience that has shaped him since then: lovers, analysts, a broken marriage, sustaining friendships and the changes that have overtaken the city...
Tue, 17/04/2007 - 08:47
The author Hanif Kureishi accused the BBC of censorship, after it dropped a radio broadcast of his short story describing the work of a cameraman who films the executions of western captives in Iraq, reports the Guardian.
Radio 4 cancelled a reading of Weddings and Beheadings, one of five nominations for the National Short Story prize...