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    April 16, 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 compelling; the history of exploitation and reform is incredible, as is the dedication of Skloot … If you read only one science book this year, make it this one.” — Robyn Williams, The Age

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