Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks attracted a great deal of media attention when it was published a few years ago. Here are a few articles that may enhance your understanding of the book.
Smithsonian Magazine: Henrietta Lacks’ ‘Immortal’ Cells
Boston.com: Why Henrietta Lacks Matters
Wired Magazine: Henrietta Everlasting
Newsweek/The Daily Beast: How Henrietta Lacks Changed Medical History