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    Monday, August 8th, 2011

    TV Quiz Show Jeopardy! Features Question about The Immortal Life

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    On July 29, 2011, The Immortal Life was a “double jeopardy” question on the TV Quiz Show Jeopardy!. Rebecca Skloot was flooded with emails, tweets, […]



    Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

    Chicago Tribune Announces Literary Honors for Rebecca Skloot

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    Rebecca Skloot has been named the winner of the 21st Century Award, given by the Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation as […]



    Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

    UK Publisher of The Immortal Life Shares Story of UK Cover Design

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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is being translated into more than twenty-five languages. Each international edition has its own unique cover, and we’ve gathered […]



    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 […]



    Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

    Time Magazine Reports that Sapphire Is Reading The Immortal Life

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    Time magazine’s Pack Your (Book) Bag feature (“the best pages to turn this summer, from 23 authors we admire”) reports that bestselling novelist Sapphire (author […]



    Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

    “First Nugget of the [HeLa] Story” Published in Rolling Stone in 1976

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    In March 1976, Rolling Stone published “The Double-Edged Helix,” an article by Michael Rogers which “unknowingly helped lay the foundation for the captivating current bestseller.” […]



    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. […]



    Friday, March 4th, 2011

    General readers! Has Henrietta Lacks’s story captivated you? Have you benefited from her cells? Share your story.

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    If you have read The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks, we want to hear from you! Since the book was published, readers of all kinds […]



    Friday, March 4th, 2011

    Book Groups! Have you discussed The Immortal Life? What’s the issue that got you talking the most? Share your story.

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    If your book group is reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, we’d like to hear about it. Tell us about your experiences with the […]



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