Individual Author Record
Name: Irvine WelshPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: 1958 in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland Sites:
Illinois ConnectionIrvine Welsh came to town for Columbia College’s Story Week several years back, he later returned for a visiting professor tour and, somewhere in the process, met and married a young Chicagoan and made Chicago his home.
Biographical and Professional InformationIrvine is a contemporary Scottish novelist, best known for his novel Trainspotting. He has also written plays, screenplays, and directed several short films.
*''The Acid House'', W.W.Norton & Company, 1995*''Trainspotting'', W.W. Norton & Company, 1996*''Marabou Stork Nightmares'', W. W. Norton & Company, 1997*''Glue'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2001*''Porno'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2003*''The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs: A Novel'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2007*''If You Liked School, You'll Love Work '', W.W. Norton & Company, 2007*''Reheated Cabbage: Tales of Chemical Degeneration'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2009*''Crime: A Novel'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2009*''Skagboys'', W.W. Norton & Company, 2012*''The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins'', Doublday, 2015*''A Decent Ride: A Novel'', Doubleday, 2016