À The Best American Science Writing 2011 ¼ Rebecca Skloot Jesse Cohen Floyd Skloot
À The Best American Science Writing 2011 ¼ Rebecca Skloot Jesse Cohen Floyd Skloot - The Best American Science Writing 2011, The Best American Science Writing The edition of the popular annual series that Kirkus Reviews hailed as superb brain candy Best American Science Writing continues the tradition of gathering the most crucial thought provok
Rebecca Skloot Jesse Cohen Floyd Skloot
Rebecca Skloot is an award winning science writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine O, The Oprah Magazine Discover and many other publications She specializes in narrative science writing and has explored a wide range of topics, including goldfish surgery, tissue ownership rights, race and medicine, food politics, and packs of wild dogs in Manhattan She has worked as a correspondent for WNYC s Radiolab and PBS s Nova ScienceNOW She and her father, Floyd Skloot, are co editors of The Best American Science Writing 2011 You can read a selection of Rebecca Skloot s magazine writing on the Articles page of this site.The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Skloot s debut book, took than a decade to research and write, and instantly became a New York Times best seller She has been featured on numerous television shows, including CBS Sunday Morning, The Colbert Report, Fox Business News, and others, and was named One of Five Surprising Leaders of 2010 by the Washington Post The Immortal Life was chosen as a best book of 2010 by than 60 media outlets, including Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, O the Oprah Magazine, Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio, People Magazine, New York Times, and U.S News and World Report it was named The Best Book of 2010 by and a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick It has won numerous awards, including the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Nonfiction, the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, and two Choice Awards for Best Nonfiction Book of the Year and Best Debut Author of the year It has received widespread critical acclaim, with reviews appearing in The New Yorker, Washington Post, Science, and many others Dwight Garner of the New York Times said, I put down Rebecca Skloot s first book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, than once Ten times, probably Once to poke the fire Once to silence a pinging BlackBerry And eight times to chase my wife and assorted visitors around the house, to tell them I was holding one of the most graceful and moving nonfiction books I ve read in a very long timeIt has brains and pacing and nerve and heart See the press page of this site for reactions to the book.Share your story and join the conversation on the HeLa Forum Watch video testimonials at Readers Talk.
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