Gabriel Weston enjoys February by Lisa Moore, a novel about love and loss

BBC iPlayer - Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story - 1. A Question of Identity - Gabriel Weston explores the history and development of forensic science. The first episode looks at the difficulty of identifying the body in a murder case.

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The second book we almost finished as well is Dirty Work by Gabriel Weston. A story of a female surgeon, Nancy, who is suspended from work after she freezes in the operating room. Nancy performs abortions. It's a short book but very powerful and offers the other side of the story from the doctor's point of view.

BBC Radio 4 - A History of Ideas, Writer Tom Chatfield: Has technology rewired our brains?, Rewiring the Brain

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Gabriel Weston is an ear, nose and throat surgeon. She says writing Dirty Work -- about an obstetrician-gynecologist -- made her more sensitive to all sides of the debate.

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Yeah. Like my doggie wouldn't have that bowtie OFF & ripped to shreds within 2 minutes?

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Speaking at Medicine Unboxed: Frontiers - Gabriel Weston. GABRIEL WESTON is a surgeon and author of the memoir Direct Red, winner of the 2010 PEN/Ackerley Prize and longlisted for The Guardian First Book Award 2009. Her second book Dirty Work, a novel about a female doctor who performs abortions, was published in June 2011.

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