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    Monday, March 29th, 2010

    Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Book Tour Trailer Part 1

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    Here, in the first of what will be several trailers of The Immortal Book Tour, you can see bits of the tour, including the blizzard that nearly prevented Skloot from getting there, many great photos, footage of several Lacks family members talking about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, and more.



    Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

    Skloot on The State of Things

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    Yesterday, Skloot discussed and read scenes from The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks with Frank Stasio on The State of Things



    Sunday, March 21st, 2010

    Skloot Launches FAQ Blog Series Answering Reader Questions About The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    Got any questions for Skloot about her book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks? Now’s the time to ask them … she’s launching a series in which she’ll answer FAQs on her blog. Now collecting questions from readers.



    Thursday, March 18th, 2010

    Rebecca Skloot on The Colbert Report

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    “Skloot There it is!” Rebecca talked with Stephen Colbert about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, irony insurance, and little-known Centipede Cells this week on […]



    Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

    CBS Sunday Morning Segment on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    CBS Sunday Morning aired a detailed segment about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, featuring interviews with Rebecca Skloot, members of the Lacks family, and […]



    Monday, March 15th, 2010

    Science Magazine Rave Review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    A wonderful rave review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has come out in Science Magazine. It’s available online (subscription required) here, but for […]



    Monday, March 15th, 2010

    Skloot and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in The Root

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    An interview with Rebecca Skloot about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is now online at The Root, which also features a review of her […]



    Thursday, March 4th, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Climbs to #2 on the New York Times Bestseller List

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    Very exciting news: Next week, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks will be listed as #2 on the NYT Bestseller List.



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