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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, […]



    Saturday, May 21st, 2011

    The Immortal Life Recommended on NPR’s Science Friday

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    Host Ira Flatow and authors Douglas Starr and Deborah Blum suggest their current favorite science reading material – and respond to listeners’ suggestions on NPR’s […]



    Thursday, March 31st, 2011

    WYSO Host Vick Mickunas Interviews Rebecca Skloot

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    In this interview with Vick Mickunas – creator of the Book Nook author interview program for WYSO, the NPR affiliate in Dayton, OH – Rebecca […]



    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

    Rebecca Skloot and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks on Fresh Air With Terry Gross

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    For those who missed Skloot’s interview with Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air, you can listen to it here: ‘Henrietta Lacks’: A Donor’s Immortal Legacy:



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