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    Monday, August 29th, 2011

    NPR’s Talk of the Nation Interviews Rebecca Skloot about ‘Common Reads’ College Programs and The Immortal Life

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    NPR reports, “In recent years, a growing number of colleges have begun assigning “common reads,” books that all first year students read over the summer, […]



    Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

    One Book, One Town Community Read: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

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    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 […]



    Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

    Skloot’s Tips for Successful Book Reviewing

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    Rebecca Skloot’s Tips for Successful Book Reviewing: “Strategies for Breaking in and Staying in: Getting started as a critic, building your reviewing portfolio, going national, and keeping editors happy.”



    Saturday, January 17th, 2009

    Documents for my ScienceOnline 09 Getting Published Talk

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    Skloot’s tips for breaking into publication and getting paid to write



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