"A few years ago I found myself in A&E. I was mentally and physically broken... but I knew I had to carry on. Because I wasn't the patient. I was the doctor." This first work of non-fiction by the author of The Trouble With Goats and Sheep and Three Things About Elsie is a memoir of her time as a medic, in which she powerfully articulates the need for better care for those we rely on to care for us. Cannon includes case studies of some of the patients who provided her with what she calls her "Kodak moments".
Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands
"To its credit, Dopeworld is nothing if not ambitious. Vorobyov states as much himself, describing it bombastically as ‘true crime, gonzo, social, historical memoir meets fucked up travel book’. That is a lot to cram in. If sometimes he drops the ball (the..."
— The Spectator
Before she became a novelist, Cannon worked as a doctor. Here, she recalls her days on the wards in the most moving ways.