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    September 8, 2011

    The Atlantic Selects The Immortal Life for 1book140 Book Club

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    “We’re very excited to be reading a book that’s been tearing up the bestseller lists for the past two years, Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” writes Jeff Howe, facilitator of The Atlantic’s 1book140 reading club.

    Get a quick primer on The Atlantic 1book140 reading club.

    September 6 – 12: Discuss Part I, tagging each tweet with #1b140_1

    September 12 – 19: Discuss Part II, using #1b140_2

    September 19 – 30 Discuss Part III, Epilogue, Afterword, etc., using #1b140_3

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