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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 […]



    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 […]



    Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

    Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Named as one of Ten “Best Books of the Year … So Far” by Amazon

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    Amazon.com calls The Immortal Life one of the “must-reads of the year,” naming it one of the top ten “Best Books of the Year” to […]



    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” […]



    Friday, January 8th, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Gets Starred Kirkus Review

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    Much to the dismay of those in publishing world, Kirkus magazine recently announced that it was going out of business.  In what was to be […]



    Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

    LA Times names Rebecca Skloot as one of their “Faces to Watch in 2010”

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    Today’s Los Angeles Times features Rebecca Skloot as one of their four Faces to Watch in 2010, saying: When Rebecca Skloot was a high school […]



    Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in Library Journal

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    The current issue of Library Journal features two pieces about The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks:  First, an essay by Skloot called “Librarians: The Secret […]



    Sunday, November 29th, 2009

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks in Booklist

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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is featured in the December issue of Booklist, with a wonderful starred review (see below) and “Story Behind the […]



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