Blaise’s July Recommendation

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

This book tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, a woman who died of cancer in the 1950’s and had her cells taken for research and used by scientists across the world. Skloot blends memoir, science, history and ethics as she tells the story of her researching Henrietta, along with Henrietta and her family’s story and the development of cell science.”

Read about it or request it in the library catalog. 

You can find this book in the library at Call # 616.027 SKO, in with the new books. 

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