Monday, March 30, 2015

Hanif Kureishi's six favorite books

Hanif Kureishi is a British playwright, novelist, and film writer whose celebrated screenplays include My Beautiful Laundrette. His latest novel is The Last Word.

One of Kureishi's six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Psychopathology of Everyday Life by Sigmund Freud

A seminal work of psychology. Freud looks at memory, the loss of it, misremembrances, words, and malapropisms to investigate the mental mechanics of his subjects and their engagement with the quotidian.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue