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  1. County libraries plan eBook information sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Burlington Times News

    ... for checkout as well, such as "The Day My Brain Exploded," by Ashok Rajamani, and "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot. If you're curious to find out more about our digital collection, visit Mebane Public Library, 101 S. First ...

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  2. Howard Jones, doctor who pioneered in vitro fertilization, dies at 104Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Washington Post

    ... Dr. Jones's role in the controversial Lacks case is recounted in the 2010 book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) ...

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  3. Allerton House Assisted Living Community in Hingham, MA, Introduces Book Club for ResidentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | PRWeb

    ... and is a frequent visitor to the library at Allerton House, found the first selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot, "fascinating." This true story about how the cells taken without her knowledge from a poor, black mother ...

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  4. Monticello library to host discussion of 'Henrietta Lacks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Times Herald-Record

    Educator Tony Nappo will lead a discussion of Rebecca Skloot's book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 393 Broadway, in Monticello. While her name was Henrietta Lacks, scientists know her as HeLa.

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  5. What The College Kids Are ReadingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... after 2010. In recent years, schools have featured books like Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Malcom Gladwell's The Tipping Point and Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns. This year's selections offer a range of topics - ...

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  6. Quantity, not content, key to effective summer readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... book: Judy Blume's “Freckle Juice,” at the Heritage School; and, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot, at Shepherd Hill High School. “It does a couple things – it's a fun way to unify the ...

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

    Apr 30, 2015 | 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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  8. Biology Professor Publishes Solo Article and One with Recent AlumnaRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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