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Shortlisted for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction

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  • The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins

    1st May 2014

    The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins taps into two great obsessions of our time, personal training regimes and real estate – how we look and where we live – and tells a story so subversive and dark it blacks out the Florida sun.
  • Trainspotting 20

    23rd August 2013

    Irvine Welsh celebrates the 20th anniversary of the iconic Trainspotting.

  • Irvine Welsh talks to London Real

    26th June 2013

    Irvine Welsh talks to London Real about his new book Skagboys, the upcoming movie Filth based on his book starring James McAvoy, the evolution of the heroin market in Leith in the 1990s, and why he enjoys living in America.

Film News

Filming has wrapped on the adaptation of Irvine Welsh's controversial novel, Filth. It is directed by Jon Baird and stars James McAvoy as Bruce Robertson.