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Irvine Welsh Talks to The Book Doctors About Writing, America, Rejection and the 'Sex Lives of Siamese Twins'

David Henry Sterry | Posted 03.25.2015 | Books
David Henry Sterry

This book is very different. First of all, it's set in sun-splashed Miami, where Mr. Welsh currently has one of his residences. It's also written from the perspective of two women. And two women who couldn't be much different from each other. I must confess, I loved this book. I devoured it in a weekend

James Franco Blasts 'Spring Breakers 2'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.16.2014 | Entertainment

We learned last week that the "Spring Breakers" party will continue in the form of a sequel to the 2013 sleeper hit. But the news was missing two chie...

James McAvoy Stars In Irvine Welsh's 'Filth'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Another of Irvine Welsh's bombastic stories is making its way to the big screen, and now a new, fittingly NSFW trailer has debuted. "Filth" is the fou...

Irvine Welsh on Elitism, Writing, Drugs and Scottish Football

David Henry Sterry | Posted 08.25.2013 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I first met Irvine Welsh at the Edinburgh Book Festival. I was a huge fan of Trainspotting. And now that the prequel to Trainspotting is out, I thought I would pick his brain about writing, books and Scotland.

Irvine Welsh talks sex, drugs, violence (and other things!) on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Scottish novelist -- and now Chicago resident -- Irvine Welsh talks with The Interview Show host Mark Bazer about his latest novel, "Skagboys," the ...

Writers We Loved In The 90s: Where Are They Now?

flavorwire.com | Posted 09.17.2011 | Books

The ’90s publishing paradigm favored confessional memoirs, legal thrillers, and books about genetically recreated dinosaurs taking over amusement pa...

Story Week 2011 Brings Famous Authors to Chicago

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If you love literature, then consider clearing your schedule this week. Columbia College's Story Week 2011 is a six-day festival jam-packed with readi...

World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic, Group E: Cameroon, Japan, Denmark, Netherlands

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The Japanese have perhaps my favorite uniform in the tournament. But they can't score goals. Which makes it very difficult to win games. So I believe Japan will fall on their own sword in South Africa.