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Hanif Kureishi won England's prestigious Whitbread Prize for his first novel, The Buddha of Suburbia. His screenplays include Sammy and Rosie Get Laid and My Beautiful Laundrette, which received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay. His other works include the novels The Black Album and Gabriel's Gift and the short story collection Love in a Blue Time. He lives in London. (Publisher Fact Sheets)
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The Buddha of Suburbia 2,811 copies, 45 reviews
Intimacy 819 copies, 17 reviews
The Black Album 771 copies, 6 reviews
Something to Tell You 500 copies, 7 reviews
Gabriel's Gift 493 copies, 6 reviews
Love in a Blue Time 356 copies, 4 reviews
Midnight All Day 298 copies, 4 reviews
The Body 284 copies, 5 reviews
The Last Word 141 copies, 7 reviews
My Beautiful Laundrette (Author) 136 copies, 2 reviews
My Ear at His Heart 127 copies, 2 reviews
The Faber Book of Pop (Editor) 92 copies, 1 review
The Nothing 90 copies, 16 reviews
My Beautiful Laundrette [1985 film] (Screenwriter) 76 copies, 1 review
London Kills Me 68 copies
My Son the Fanatic 31 copies, 1 review
The Word and the Bomb 30 copies, 1 review
Venus [2006 film] (Writer) 29 copies, 2 reviews
Collected Essays 16 copies, 1 review
Intimacy [2001 film] (Writer) 14 copies, 1 review
The "Mother" 13 copies
What Happened? 12 copies
Sleep With Me 9 copies
My Beautiful Laundrette 3 copies, 1 review
Racconti 2 copies
Eimiski 2 copies
Ništa 1 copy, 1 review
Un furto 1 copy
Telling Tales (Contributor) 314 copies, 3 reviews
Granta 65: London (Contributor) 213 copies, 1 review
Granta 43: Best of Young British Novelists 2 (Contributor) 166 copies, 1 review
Granta 20: In Trouble Again (Contributor) 123 copies, 1 review
Granta 22: With Your Tongue Down My Throat (Contributor) 121 copies, 1 review
Granta 69: The Assassin (Contributor) 119 copies
Granta 56: What Happened to Us? (Contributor) 114 copies
Granta 39: The Body (Contributor) 99 copies
Ox-Tales: Earth (Contributor) 85 copies, 3 reviews
Granta 17: While Waiting for a War (Contributor) 73 copies
The New Uncanny: Tales of Unease (Contributor) 49 copies, 1 review
War With No End (Contributor) 33 copies
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