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  1. 'The Iceberg' by Marion Coutts wins the Wellcome Book Prize 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | PressReleasePoint

    ... 'Circulation' in 2012, Alice LaPlante for 'Turn of Mind' in 2011, Rebecca Skloot for 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' in 2010, and Andrea Gillies for 'Keeper: Living with Nancy - A Journey into Alzheimer's' in 2009. Relaunched in 2014 with the ...

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  2. Biology Professor Publishes Solo Article and One with Recent AlumnaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Westminster College

    ... relevance of HeLa cells from a sociological perspective by reading Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Diffendall, a molecular biology major, together with Resendes, published a research manuscript, "The Effect of Increased ...

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  3. Cover Girl Reese Witherspoon on Her Next Book-to-Big-Screen BlockbustersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | InStyle

    ... only did she chat up the crew of her InStyle photo shoot about her current obsession, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , by Rebecca Skloot ($16; amazon.com ), but her Instagram is also full of spot-on #bookclub picks, like All The Light We ...

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  4. Reese Witherspoon Wows (and Charms) Inside the May InStyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | InStyle

    ... by Hedi Slimane duffel. We also got a sneak peek at her latest obsession: the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , by Rebecca Skloot, sure to make an appearance as of one of the actress's many Instagram #bookclub picks ($10; ...

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  5. Taneya Gethers | Movers & Shakers 2015 - Community BuildersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Library Journal

    ... medical advancements and whose life was documented in Rebecca Skloot's 2010 best seller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks . Nearly 300 people, including members of Lacks's family, feted Lacks through drumming, dancing, singing, poetry, and a ...

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  6. Scotch Plains Library book club to discuss 'The Immortal Life of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Join other community members in a discussion of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot on Tuesday, March 17 at 1 p.m., at the Scotch Plains Library. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa.

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  7. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Book Club at Scotch Plains Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Patch.com

    Join other community members in a discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot on Tuesday, March 17 at 1pm. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa.

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

    Mar 4, 2015 | 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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  9. Are You a Born Storyteller?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  10. Book Discussion SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  11. Sans Souci reviews - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  12. El Cerrito Journal calendar: Albany Reads Jazz Jamboree; Sports...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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  13. Morning Briefing - Feb. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | 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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  14. El Cerrito Journal calendar: Albany Library hosting local author...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  15. Kate Abbott: Looking ahead a " souls of bright lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  16. Daily RundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | 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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  17. "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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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