Books by Rebecca Skloot

THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE WRITING 2011 by Rebecca Skloot
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"Literate, nontechnical popular science."
A diverse collection of 20 articles reprinted from the popular press that tackle a wide range of scientific issues of the day, from health and aging to computer viruses and terrorism. Read full book review >
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"Skloot's meticulous, riveting account strikes a humanistic balance between sociological history, venerable portraiture and Petri dish politics."
A dense, absorbing investigation into the medical community's exploitation of a dying woman and her family's struggle to salvage truth and dignity decades later. Read full book review >