Irvine Welsh talks Renton, Sick Boy and "Trainspotting USA"

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Irvine Welsh poses at Algonquin Hotel In New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) – Two years after "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh moved to the United States, his infamous imaginary Scottish working-class heroin addicts are now descending upon America. The 53-year-old Scottish writer is working on a new play, "Trainspotting USA," in which the likes of Renton, Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie live in America, but first he has a new novel out, "Skagboys," a prequel to "Trainspotting. …