Jul 19, 2010 8:15 AM
Picking up a medical mystery might have been the last idea on your mind when creating your summer reading list, but you've got to give this one a chance. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks ($15.21) is a thrilling true tale of Henrietta Lacks, her death from cancer in 1951, the theft of some of her cancerous cells, and what those cells have been used for in the last 60 years. A fascinating read, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has already made it onto numerous "Best of 2010" lists, and the buzz about this work just keeps on growing.
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