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Hanif Kureishi Back with New Screenplay, Novel

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Hanif Kureishi Back with New Screenplay, Novel

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Hanif Kureishi Back with New Screenplay, Novel

Hanif Kureishi Back with New Screenplay, Novel

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best known as the screenwriter for 1985's My Beautiful Laundrette and 1987's Sammy and Rosie Get Laid. He's written a script for a new film — The Mother — and has a new novel out called The Body. Both mark a departure from his socio-political stories about being a person of color in England. Now the subject of aging takes center stage. Frank Browning reports.