Author Irvine Welsh Takes Us on “A Decent Ride” Through Edinburgh, Scotland

Irvine Welsh headshot
Author Irvine Welsh Barry Delaney / Flickr
Irvine Welsh headshot
Author Irvine Welsh Barry Delaney / Flickr

Author Irvine Welsh Takes Us on “A Decent Ride” Through Edinburgh, Scotland

Author Irvine Welsh gained international recognition when his first novel Trainspotting was published in 1993 to critical acclaim. Writing is now his full time job; having written ten novels since Trainspotting. 

The latest is American release is “A Decent Ride” which resurrects a character from other Welsh stories. “A Decent Ride” is a dark and funny ride, both figuratively and literally through Welsh’s hometown of Edinburgh. We talked to him about writing, comedy and fame on the Morning Shift.