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  1. Alondra Nelson: Discussion on "Body and Soul: Politics of Race...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Glocally Newark

    ... and that social policies have profound moral implications." Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Black Panther Party's health activism-its network of free health clinics, its campaign to raise awareness about genetic ...

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  2. Are You a Born Storyteller?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Writer's Digest

    ... popular narrative nonfiction genre-where books ranging from Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks to Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist to Susan Cain's Quiet have been reinvigorating the bestseller lists. "Narrative nonfiction has become more ...

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  3. Book Discussion SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Evening Leader

    A book discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the Wissman Room at Otterbein. "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot will be discussed.

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  4. Sans Souci reviews - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Country Club, with Jane Meekins as hostess. Deborah Ferguson reported on the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot, continuing the theme "What Are Our College Freshmen Reading?" The book has been selected for common reading ...

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  5. El Cerrito Journal calendar: Albany Reads Jazz Jamboree; Sports...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Contra Costa Times

    Albany Reads Jazz Jamboree. It's the kickoff event for Albany Reads 2015, the citywide books club where everyone is encouraged to read the same book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot.

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  6. Morning Briefing - Feb. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Bennington Banner

    ... Book discussion: The family of Henrietta Lacks will visit Williams College to discuss "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. The book is the focus of this year's Williams Reads program. This event will take place on the MainStage ...

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  7. El Cerrito Journal calendar: Albany Library hosting local author...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Contra Costa Times

    ... 2015, the citywide books club where everyone is encouraged to read the same book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot. The program starts off with a short teaser on the book, then the cool sounds of the Richard Harris and ...

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  8. Kate Abbott: Looking ahead a " souls of bright lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Manchester Journal

    ... cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization and more." Skloot's bestselling book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," has become the focus of a reading program at Williams College, and the Lacks family will visit Williams at 8 p.m. Wednesday, ...

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  9. Daily RundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Evening Leader

    A book discussion will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Marys Community Public Library Meeting Room. "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot will be the topic.

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  10. "The Girl on the Train" takes the top spot for book sales this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... by Colleen Masters Barnes and Noble (Nook) 1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot 3. Memory Man by David Baldacci 4. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce 5. American ...

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  11. InteReview: Montclair's Porchistas take a tour of the universeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    What does it mean when you're humming along to a tuneful lyric, sung in a twangy country style, that's taking a line from the brainy bestseller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot? It means you've been sucked into The Porchistas' deceptively fun, sneakily smart concept album, "Shoot It at the Sun." Released on Halloween at Tierney's Tavern in Montclair, the 13 songs all hover around space and the universe, with a little bit of eco-conservation thrown in.

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  12. Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Red Eye Chicago

    The Dinner Party City Winery 1200 W. Randolph St. 312-733-9463 The Bristol chef Chris Pandel cooks for the audience and chats with "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" author Rebecca Skloot, comedian David Pasquesi and Chicago Tribune theater critic Chris Jones over dinner at this monthly show. 7 p.m. $45.

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  13. The Dinner Party: Where It's Okay to Talk at the Dinner TableRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Gapers Block

    ... Chris Pandel of Bristol & Balena, New York Times best selling author Rebecca Skloot ( The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks ), actor/comedian David Pasquesi and theater critic Chris Jones. Items marked with a * are required fields. Please respect ...

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  14. Legacy of a oeimmortala cells sparks Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | SFGate

    ... according to a 2013 New York Times article. In her extremely successful 2010 book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -the book that the Samuel Merritt community will read together this year- author Rebecca Skloot estimates that more HeLa cells ...

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  15. November 2014 book club meetings at Tucson librariesRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... 10 a.m. at Flowing Wells Library - First Saturday Book Club: This month's book club is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. 1:30 p.m. at Dusenberrry-River Library - Nonfiction Book Club Truth is Stranger Than Fiction: This month's ...

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  16. October 21, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... ." Rebecca Skloot's 2010 best-selling medical mystery story from the Jim Crow South, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , utters not a word about Obamacare, yet lends itself perfectly to propagandizing for the president's signature policy ...

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  17. Obama's Secret Weapon: Henrietta LacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... reform. How do colleges do that? Simple. They assign Rebecca Skloot's 2010 best-seller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks . Skloot's book isn't about Obamacare per se. That's the beauty of it. Instead, Henrietta Lacks is a gripping scientific and ...

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  18. Suicidal cells and the ever-living womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... and Parkinson's disease," says journalist Rebecca Skloot in her fascinating book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." Skloot's book is the main reason you may actually have heard of Lacks. You see, her tissue was taken without her knowledge or ...

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  19. Life after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Lacks in 2011 when a friend told her about science journalist Rebecca Skloot's book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Onashile stopped at a bookstore on her way home, bought a copy, started reading and didn't stop until she finished it 12 hours ...

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  20. Snapshot: Carolyn SignorelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Newtown Bee

    ... Right now, I'm reading Four Great Plays by Henry Ibsen. I just finished reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Do you have a favorite travel destination? I have to say Ireland. I've been there four times. My mother is from ...

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