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    Sunday, January 31st, 2010

    Boston Globe Rave Review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    The Boston Globe loves The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Their review says, among other things: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’’ is a fascinating […]



    Sunday, January 31st, 2010

    Washington Post Loves The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    A rave review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in The Washington Post today, which says, among other things: This book, labeled “science — […]



    Sunday, January 31st, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Lacks Family on ABC World News Tonight

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    Set your TiVos and your DVRs, mark your calendars: Tonight Rebecca Skloot will be on ABC World News talking about her new book, The Immortal […]



    Sunday, January 31st, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and Skloot on ABC World News Tonight! Plus Lots of Review Love

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    Set your TiVos and your DVRs: Skloot will be on ABC World News tonight talking about her new book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, with members of Henrietta’s family, and Vincent Racaniello and his billions of HeLa cells.



    Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

    Countdown to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks & Press Roundup

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    I’ve been posting about my impending book tour, and all the great coverage the book has been getting, on Twitter and Facebook, but thought I’d also post a bit of an update and press round up here, for those who (gasp) don’t spend all of their time in those places.



    Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

    Excerpt from The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Now Online

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    The current issue of O, the Oprah Magazine features a lengthy excerpt from The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, and that excerpt just went online […]



    Monday, January 25th, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in Wired: Visual Map of HeLa’s Contributions

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    Wired magazine has just published a piece about my book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, with this wonderful visual map showing the myriad ways […]



    Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

    Join Culture Dish for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Book Launch Event

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    Are you in New York? Anywhere near New York? If so … mark your calendars and come join us for the PUBLIC BOOK LAUNCH EVENT we’ve all been waiting for (well, at least we here at Culture Dish have been waiting for it … plus a few other folks)



    Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

    Chicago Tribune Loves The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    I’m so honored: Today in a great piece about new science books over at the Chicago Tribune, the amazing Pulitzer Prize winning narrative journalist Julia […]



    Friday, January 22nd, 2010

    Quick: Get Free Copies of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (aka HeLa) – Limited Offer

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    Free giveaway: Copies of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Get um before they’re gone!



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