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    Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Author Rebecca Skloot to explore human-animal bond in new book for Crown

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    Contact: David Drake 212-782-9001; ddrake@randomhouse.com THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS AUTHOR REBECCA SKLOOT TO EXPLORE HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND IN NEW BOOK FOR CROWN (New York, […]



    Monday, March 28th, 2011

    The Immortal Life Called a ‘Riveting Book’ and an ‘Amazing Feat’

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    In Colette Bancroft’s recent profile of Rebecca Skloot in the St. Petersburg Times, Rebecca describes the Immortal Book Tour: “I left my house on Jan. […]



    Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

    Washington Post Names Rebecca Skloot One of Five Surprising Leaders of 2010

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    The Washington Post named Rebecca Skloot as one of their Five Surprising Leaders of 2010, saying: Prior to 2010, Rebecca Skloot was a little-known science […]



    Monday, November 29th, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Chosen as New York Times Notable Book

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    The Immortal Life has been listed as a New York Times Notable Book of 2010, and also as one of the top 10 books of […]



    Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Wins 2010 Wellcome Trust Book Prize

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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has just been announced as the winner of this year’s Wellcome Trust Book Prize: Ten years in the making, […]



    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 […]



    Sunday, October 31st, 2010

    US Government Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible For Patents

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    In a historic reversal of a longstanding and controversial policy, the U.S. Government has just filed a legal brief saying that genes should not be […]



    Thursday, October 7th, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Named as Finalist for Two Book Awards

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    This just in:  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has been named as a finalist for the 2010 Wellcome Trust Book Prize, which celebrates medicine […]



    Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

    First Henrietta Lacks Foundation Grants Awarded

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    Today, the Henrietta Lacks Foundation awarded its first ever grants thanks to proceeds from The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, and donations […]



    Friday, August 6th, 2010

    Historic Marker to be Placed on Henrietta Lacks’s Home

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    Tomorrow, the town of Turner Station just outside of Baltimore will place a historic marker at 713 New Pittsburgh Ave, the home where Henrietta Lacks […]



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