Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • A stunning short story collection by one of the UK’s best contemporary fiction writers Janice Galloway redefined contemporary Scottish fiction with the extraordinary The Trick is to Keep Breathing, first published in 1989, going on to become a towe...



  • In the second volume of her memoirs, the prize-winning author Janice Galloway reveals how the child introduced in This is Not About Me evolved through her teenage years.When she started secondary school, Galloway was still sharing a bed with her moth...



  • Comprising stories from her debut collection, Blood, and the critically acclaimed Where You Find It, this collection presents some of the best known works by one of Scotland’s “most gifted and original writers” (Times Literary Supplement).Each ...



  • Janice Galloway's new novel is based on the life of Clara Schumann: celebrated nineteenth-century concert pianist and composer, editor and teacher, friend of Brahms - who was also the wife of Robert Schumann, the mother of his eight children, and the...



  • VALENTINE'S DAY MAKES ME EMBARRASSED, writes Janice Galloway in the opening lines of Where You Find It. The collection deals with love in its many guises — the way relationships suddenly turn; how a look, a gesture, a word can heal or hurt. Love...



  • This inventive first novel explores the widespread problem of female depression. A 27-year-old drama teacher named Joy Stone is losing her grip on the world. The problems of everyday living accumulate and begin to torture the narrator, who blames her...



  • Cassie and Rona. Rona and Cassie. Two women on a driving holiday in Northern France. A caustic, coruscating and deeply funny account of morality, dysfunctional relationships and women abroad, Foreign Parts is that rare hybrid: a strikingly orig...



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    'BLOOD is a virtuoso work: the writing sinewy and beautiful. . . the integrity of vision coruscating; the whole driven by the author's restless experimentation with form. And at least two stories, 'Blood' itself and 'Fearless', will certainly end up ...