About the Author: Rebecca Skloot
She taught at the University Of Memphis. She is a science writer whose articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Oprah Magazine, Prevention, and Glamour. She will be the key-note speaker at the University of Mississippi Freshman Convocation August 25, 2011.
There are several reasons to read this book:
Immortal Life has been named the Best Book of 2010.
Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball are turning it into a movie for HBO.
It is very popular among high schools and colleges.
It has some messages about life that college students need.