More to explore:
The Scottish enfant terrible of literature, Irvine Welsh - http://blog.lyleandscott.com/?p=6632
Irvine Welsh Scottish Writer
This dude is a freak I have as yet to read this book, the next one on my list IF YOU LIKE SCHOOL YOU'LL LOVE WORK.
Brett Easton Ellis with Irvine Welsh.
Ian Rankin, Irvine Welsh & Alexander McCall Smith - Three great Scottish Writers
Irvine Welsh rules!!
Skagboys by Irvine Welsh
Caged Mishima shortly before the end
Truman Capote (Truman Streckfuss Persons) (September 30, 1924 - August 25, 1984) American writer (known from the books 'In cold blood' from 1966 and 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' from 1958).
great portrait of Gertrude Stein, 1913, by Alvin Langdon Coburn. She was a handsome woman as well as a commanding presence
Albert Camus 1954 "The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself."
Marabou Stork Nightmares