"A lot of books are called 'brave,' and they aren't. Dirty Work is."Lionel Shriver, author of We Need to Talk About Kevin"
Weston has an unwavering passion for the truth as well as the courage to tell it."The Telegraph (UK)"
Perfectly measured doses of compassion, respect for human dignity and straight-talking attention to detail....A gripping read."Observer (UK)"
Making Nancy self-aware allows Weston to explore a doctor's feelings in a way that is nuanced and affecting."Times (UK)"
In Dirty Work, the weave of past and present, strength of characterization and storytelling, captured my attention and masterfully pulled me through the ethical challenges at the heart of the book. I learned so much about abortion generally, about my own feelings on the subject, and about the complexities of medicine-particularly in those areas where doing the right thing is unimaginably hard."Louise Aronson, author of A History of the Present Illness and associate professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco"
A medical and moral tour de force."Publishers Weekly (starred review)