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Rebecca Skloot

NYTimes Publishes Correction 161 Years Later

Posted 03.04.2014 | Media

Better late than never? An 1853 report in the New York Times on the story that would eventually be told in the Oscar-winning film "12 Years a Slav...

Rebecca Skloot on Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks... and Getting Kicked Out of Preschool

Mark Bazer | Posted 03.27.2013 | Science
Mark Bazer

Rebecca Skloot stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer at The Hideout, in Chicago, to talk about life after writing The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, her childhood and her next book.

For Independence Day and the Summer Holiday, Take Along Some Great Reading on Health, Medicine and Science

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

As you declare your independence this week and we splash the skies with patriotic fireworks and stirring music, don't forget to stash some great summer reads in your tote for that annual retreat to the mountains or shore.

Stephen Colbert Author Interview: Rebecca Skloot On 'The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Rebecca Skloot, the author of the recently published "Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," talked to Stephen Colbert last night about the first person t...

Oprah To Produce 'Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks' MOVIE For HBO

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey is joining with Alan Ball to produce an HBO film based on the nonfiction best-seller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta La...

A Book of One's Own: The Myth of a Top Ten

Madeline Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Madeline Wheeler

When asked to come up with a list of the top 10 books for 2009 to counter Publisher's Weekly all male Top Ten Best Books of 2009, the 'She Writes' members decided to blog.