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Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot is author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which was made into an Emmy-nominated HBO film. Lacks took more than a decade to research and write, and instantly hit the New York Times bestseller list, where it has remained for more than seven years since publication. Her award-winning science writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine; O, The Oprah Magazine, and many other publications. Skloot lives in Oakland, California, where she is currently working on a new book about humans, animals, science, and ethics.