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    Thursday, July 7th, 2011

    The Sun Chronicle Calls The Immortal Life “Deeply Personal and Profoundly Universal”

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    “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a book at once deeply personal and profoundly universal,” writes Kathy Hickman in her monthly column, The Reading […]



    Monday, December 27th, 2010

    The Final Tally Is In: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Appears on Over Sixty Best of the Year Lists

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    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 […]



    Thursday, November 4th, 2010

    Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Chosen as Best Book of 2010 by Amazon.com

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    Very exciting news, just in:  Amazon has named The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as the Best Book of 2010.  From their announcement: Our Best […]



    Saturday, July 24th, 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 […]



    Thursday, July 1st, 2010

    NPR Names The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as one of the Top Five Best of the Bestsellers

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    NPR has just named The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as one of the top five Best of the Bestsellers (the only nonfiction book in […]



    Friday, June 25th, 2010

    Rave Reviews for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in the UK

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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was published a few weeks ago in the UK, where it’s getting rave reviews. Below, a sampling: “Immensely moving” […]



    Saturday, June 5th, 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 […]



    Friday, April 16th, 2010

    “If you read only one science book this year, make it this one” – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    The Age in Australia weighs in on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks calling it: “…a stunning story on a vast scale. The science is […]



    Monday, March 15th, 2010

    Science Magazine Rave Review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    A wonderful rave review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has come out in Science Magazine. It’s available online (subscription required) here, but for […]



    Monday, March 15th, 2010

    Skloot and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in The Root

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    An interview with Rebecca Skloot about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is now online at The Root, which also features a review of her […]



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