“The Trick is to Keep Breathing”

This week was Scottish Book Week. Inevitably, there was a Greatest Hits List of Scottish books compiled to coincide with this event. Funnily enough, I’ve been thinking a lot, recently, about one of the books that made the Top 10 – Janice Galloway’s The Trick is to Keep Breathing. In truth, I’ve been thinking less about the book than its title, which has a particular resonance for us.

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