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Janice Galloway

The psychology of Childhood

There’s a temptation to read irony into the title of Janice Galloway’s newly published memoirs, ‘This is Not About Me’. After all, who else can one write memoirs about but oneself? However, Galloway is adamant that her role in this powerful recollection of her childhood spent growing up in a poor Ayrshire town during the 1950s and ’60s is that of an observer. ‘I’m the most boring character in the book,’ she says. ‘My job turned out to be watching these totally inexplicable people.’

Read the full interview originally published in Time Out

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