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    July 24, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Chosen as Boston Globe and TED Book Club Picks

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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is being read by book clubs around the world, including several associated with organizations (like TED) and publications, including the Boston, which today called the book, “Exhaustively reported and absorbingly written.”

    In other news, The Hastings Center, a bioethics institute, just gave The Immortal Life a rave review as well.

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