Rebecca Skloot discusses The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


EVENT:  Rebecca Skloot, New York Times Bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, will appear for the paperback release of her critically-acclaimed book.

AUTHOR:  Rebecca Skloot is a science writer whose articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine; O, The Oprah Magazine; Discover; Prevention; Glamour; and others.  She has worked as a correspondent for NPR’s Radio Lab and PBS’s NOVA scienceNow, and is a contributing editor at Popular Science magazine.  Her work has been anthologized in several collections, including The Best Food Writing and The Best Creative Nonfiction.  She is a former vice president of the National Book Critics Circle, and has taught nonfiction in the creative writing programs at the University of Memphis and the University of Pittsburgh, and science journalism at New York University’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program.  She blogs about science, life, and writing at Culture Dish, hosted by Seed magazine.  This is her first book.

DATE & TIME:  Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 7:00 PM

LOCATION:  Unity Temple on The Plaza, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

ADMISSION PACKAGE:  $16.00 plus tax includes one trade paperback copy of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, one Stamped Admission Ticket, and one Guest Ticket (if needed).  Order a copy of the book using the Add To Cart button below, and specify the number of Tickets you need in the Notes field (one or two).  If you'd like to pick-up your order at the door of this Event, choose In-Store Pick-Up as your shipping option and add in the Notes field that you'd like At-Event Pickup.  Your order will be held under your name at Will Call.  The cutoff time for online ordering is 2:00 PM on the day of the Event. ADMISSION PACKAGES for this event will be available at the door beginning at 6:15 PM.

EVENT FORMAT:  Rebecca Skloot will discuss her research and book, followed by a booksigning.  A Stamped Admission Ticket is required for the booksigning.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary
707 W 47th Street
64112 Kansas City