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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, […]



    Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

    The A.V. Club Interviews Rebecca Skloot

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    Another great interview with Rebecca Skloot, this one with the A.V. Club (Chicago). In it, Rebecca answers often-asked questions about writing The Immortal Life and […]



    Thursday, April 28th, 2011

    Chicago’s WGN-TV Interviews Rebecca Skloot

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    “I’ve been traveling and talking about the book for over a year now,” Rebecca says, “and one of the things that’s so incredible is to […]



    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 […]



    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. […]



    Sunday, June 27th, 2010

    PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Features The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks & Rebecca Skloot

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    PBS just aired a great segment on religion, ethics, and tissue research — it examines informed consent, who should profit from cells and tissues, and […]



    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 […]



    Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

    Rebecca Skloot and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Live on WHYY’s Radio Times

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    Rebecca Skloot just finished a great hour-long in-studio interview with WHYY’s Radio Times.  The segment aired live, but you can now listen to it online […]



    Sunday, January 31st, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Lacks Family on ABC World News Tonight

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    Set your TiVos and your DVRs, mark your calendars: Tonight Rebecca Skloot will be on ABC World News talking about her new book, The Immortal […]



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