Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
Contact: David Drake 212-782-9001; email@example.com THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS AUTHOR REBECCA SKLOOT TO EXPLORE HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND IN NEW BOOK FOR CROWN (New York, [...]
Thursday, September 8th, 2011
“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 [...]
Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
Trumbull, CT will be holding a fantastic community read centered around The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks from March 9 to April 16, 2011. Please [...]
Friday, March 4th, 2011
If you have read The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, we want to hear from you! Since the book was published, readers of all kinds [...]
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
March 2, 2011: Barnes & Noble selects The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as the second place winner in the 2010 Discover Awards.
Friday, February 4th, 2011
February 4, 2011: the New York Times talks to Rebecca Skloot about creating the Henrietta Lacks Foundation , and her hopes for the Foundation’s future. [...]
Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
January 5, 2011: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks wins the GoodReads.com Best Nonfiction Book of the Year for 2010. Rebecca Skloot Wins GoodReads.com Best [...]
Monday, December 27th, 2010
December 27, 2010: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks appeared on over sixty “Best of the Year 2010″ lists, including the New York Times, The [...]
Friday, July 2nd, 2010
Skloot’s Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks FAQ page is now online, and addressing questions ranging from why HeLa cells are immortal to how the Lacks family is benefiting from the book. It also includes answers to commonly asked writing questions, like, How do I break into science writing? You can read it online here.
Thursday, July 1st, 2010
A study involving off-label use of dexamethasone in pregnant women (without IRB oversight) is being called “The First Experiment to Attempt Prevention of Homosexuality.” Is it?