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    Friday, April 16th, 2010

    “If you read only one science book this year, make it this one” – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    The Age in Australia weighs in on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks calling it: “…a stunning story on a vast scale. The science is […]



    Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

    Immortal Book Tour Trailer Now Online

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    Now online: A video trailer of Part I of The Immortal Book Tour, in which Rebecca Skloot and the Lacks family talk about The Immortal […]



    Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

    Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks FAQ #2: Did Skloot really flunk high school?

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    As part of an ongoing series answering FAQs about her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Skloot dishes on the fact that yes, it’s true, she flunked high school.



    Monday, April 5th, 2010

    Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks FAQ#1: How did Skloot learn about HeLa cells?

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    As part of an ongoing series answering FAQs about her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Skloot talks about how she first learned about the cells at 16 and why they grabbed her enough to spend decades writing a book about them.



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