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" What a terrific book…. [Weston] leaves you feeling that if push came to shove you' d want to be operated on by her. " — Nicholas Shakespeare, author of Bruce Chatwin: A Biography The continuing popularity of doctor shows on TV— from Scrubs, House, and Grey' s Anatomy to the television phenomenon ER — indicates a widespread fascination with all things medical. Direct Red, by practicing ear, nose, and throat surgical specialist Gabriel Weston, takes readers behind the scenes and into the operating room for a fascinating look at what really goes on on the other side of the hospital doors. " A Surgeon' s View of her Life-and-Death Profession, " Weston' s Direct Red is written not only with knowledge and insight, but with compassion, honesty, and literary flair.