Amir and Hanif

Posted by sepoy on February 05, 2006 · 1 min read

"You're in this incredible position. You're a good Muslim boy, an Asian boy, but everyone says he's one of our boys, he's an English fighter too. You've managed to do something really special." Hanif Kureishi interviews Amir Khan.


rob | February 05, 2006

How did you find that interview? It didn't quite live up to the promise, I felt. Not quite sure why though... Maybe I was just left wondering what Kureishi had brought to the interview that anybody else couldn't have?

sepoy | February 05, 2006

it was highlighted on Guardian's book page, I think. I think that one thing hanif did bring to the interview was to give a sense of the differences in their immigrant upbringings.