Sunday, July 8, 2007

Irvine Welsh

Anna Metcalfe interviewed Irvine Welsh, author of the 1993 novel Trainspotting and eight other books, for the Financial Times.

A couple of the questions and answers:

What is the last thing you read that made you laugh out loud?

Chuck Palahniuk’s Rant – when he writes about smearing vegetable dye in his father’s underpants.

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What book changed your life?

Moby Dick showed me the power of literature when I was still young.

Read the entire Q & A.

--Marshal Zeringue