Irvine Welsh

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General Information

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Name: Irvine Welsh

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1958 in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland


Website: irvinewelsh.net

Email: N/A


Illinois Connection

Irvine 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 Information

Irvine is a contemporary Scottish novelist, best known for his novel Trainspotting. He has also written plays, screenplays, and directed several short films.

Published Works

  • 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

Titles at Your Library

Trainspotting

ISBN: 0393314804
Release Date: 1996-06-17

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Marabou Stork Nightmares

ISBN: 0393315630
Release Date: 1997-01-17

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Glue

ISBN: 0393322157
Release Date: 2001-05-17

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Porno (Norton Paperback)

ISBN: 0393324508
Release Date: 2003-06-17

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The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs: A Novel

ISBN: 0393329666
Release Date: 2007-05-17

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If You Liked School, You'll Love Work

ISBN: 039333077X
Release Date: 2007-09-17

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Reheated Cabbage: Tales of Chemical Degeneration

ISBN: 0393338029
Release Date: 2009-09-14

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Crime: A Novel

ISBN: 039333550X
Release Date: 2009-05-26

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The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins: A Novel

ISBN: 038553938X
Release Date: 2015-02-03

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A Decent Ride: A Novel

ISBN: 0385540892
Release Date: 2016-02-02

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Irvine Welsh on WorldCat


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