The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Author: Rebecca Skloot Type: Non-fiction, single subject Published: 2010 I read it: March 2011 Henrietta Lacks’ cells (HeLa cells) became prolific and profitable without her knowledge and consent. There was amazing biology at work. As one of her relatives put it: “Nobody round here never understood how she dead and that thing still livin. That’s…