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

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 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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  2. The Dinner Party: Where It's Okay to Talk at the Dinner TableRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Beautiful collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... show, HeLa, coming to New Zealand this month, is based on the New York Times bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. It tells the little known story of Lacks, an African American woman who died at the age of 31 from cancer ...

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  11. Appliance of science sparks chain of reactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    Adura Onashile did not know much about science when she read Rebecca Skloot's book The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks. Adura Onashile did not know much about science when she read Rebecca Skloot's book The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks.

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  12. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library newsRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Community Voice

    Our book discussion group meets next on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., discussing "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.

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  13. Book Group RecommendationsRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Berkeley Heights Public Library Book Discussion Group

    ... (fiction/epistolary novel) The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (fiction) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (non-fiction) The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (fiction) The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh ...

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  14. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library newsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Community Voice

    ... discussion group meets next on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., discussing "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. Copies of the book are available at the library information desk. Learn to use the library catalog and ...

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  15. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library newsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Community Voice

    Our book discussion group meets next on Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., discussing "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.

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  16. Rohnert Park-Cotati Library newsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Community Voice

    Our book discussion group meets next on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., discussing "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.

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  17. Book Q&A is tonight at SURead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Worcester County Times

    Book Q&A is tonight at SU The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is this year's New Student Reader book.

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  18. Common reading or early college indoctrination?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | World Magazine

    ... choose the same popular books for this task. In 2012, 31 institutions assigned The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010), by Rebecca Skloot, and 18 assigned The Other Wes Moore (2010), by Wes Moore. But some scholars believe the best way to ...

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  19. Woman Skips Round of Chemo to Help Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | MedicineNet

    ... were little known outside of laboratories until a book about them became a bestseller. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, described the genesis, long life, and wide use of the now famous HeLa cell line. Lacks' cells were ...

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  20. Woman Skips Treatment to Help Cancer ResearchRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... were little known outside of laboratories until a book about them became a bestseller. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, described the genesis, long life, and wide use of the now famous HeLa cell line. Lacks' cells were ...

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