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    June 5, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Published in the UK to Rave Reviews

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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was published in the UK yesterday to rave reviews:  The Times Literary Supplement calls it a “remarkable and moving book,” with “subtlety and nuance” … “an important work of immersive nonfiction” … “a vivid portrait of Lacks that should be as abiding as her cells.”  Full review online here.

    It’s also reviewed in the current issue of the London Review of Books, which calls it “remarkable.”

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