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Rebecca Skloot


Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning science writer who contributes to The New York Times Magazine; O, the Oprah Magazine; NPR’s RadioLab; and others. Her debut book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, took more than a decade to research and write, then instantly hit The New York Times Best Seller list, where it has remained for four years. It has been translated into more than 25 languages and is currently being made into an HBO film produced by Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball. Skloot lives in Chicago, where she is writing a book about animals and ethics.

Past Programs Featuring Rebecca Skloot

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm