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Janice Galloway
Janice Galloway is one of the UKs most distinctive and versatile authors. Her first novel (The Trick is to keep Breathing, now widely regarded as a Scottish contemporary classic) was shortlisted for three major prizes and won the MIND/Allan Lane Book of the Year. Her second novel, Foreign Parts,... show more

Janice Galloway is one of the UKs most distinctive and versatile authors. Her first novel (The Trick is to keep Breathing, now widely regarded as a Scottish contemporary classic) was shortlisted for three major prizes and won the MIND/Allan Lane Book of the Year. Her second novel, Foreign Parts, won both the McVitie's Prize and the American Academy of Arts and Letters EM Forster Award, while her third, Clara, won the Saltire in 2002. Collaborative texts include libretti, art installation texts, and four extended works with Anne Bevan, the Orcadian sculptor. Her latest book, This is not about Me, won the SAC non- fiction Book of the Year Award 2009. She has one husband and one son and lives in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
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Birth date: January 01, 1955
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La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it 5 years ago
*2015 Reading Challenge*: A book that came out the year you were born
Warwick
Warwick rated it 7 years ago
I wanted very much to love this book, which was probably my first mistake. I had heard a lot of extremely complimentary things about how it was the most unusual, eccentric and meaningful novel various people had read for ages, and I probably came to it with rather exaggerated hopes. Anyway, it's goo...
Kalliope Muse speaks to me
Kalliope Muse speaks to me rated it 7 years ago
The Trick is to Keep Reading.That is what I had to keep telling myself every 25 pages or so. I would have to break away and move to another book for a bit, before I could breathe in and come back, always willingly, to this Keep Breathing of a novel.There is not too much of a plot in this book. I...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
Marked no way because I don't want to be in the position of having to give this a 1* because of lack of interest in the subject.
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it 8 years ago
This book scared me. It made wonder how far or how close I really am from the edge.
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