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Screenwriter Hanif Kureishi Discusses his First Novel.

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.

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Other segments from the episode on May 9, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 9, 1990: Interview with Andrew Weil; Review of Paul Hindemith's album "Symphonie in B[-Flat] [für Concert-Band]; Die Vier Temperamente"; Interview with Hanif Kureishi;…

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