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“In Balkan culture, there’s almost a knowledge that reality will eventually become myth.” An Interview With Téa Obreht

At the end of last year, Jennifer Egan, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “A Visit From the Goon Squad,” interviewed Téa Obreht about her debut work and this year’s One Read, “The Tiger’s Wife.” The two discuss the uniqueness … Continue reading

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The Immortal Henrietta Lacks on CBS News

“Somewhere in the humble family cemetery off a country road in the town of Clover in southern Virginia, a woman who died nearly 60 years ago lies in an unmarked grave.”   This statement begins correspondent Jim Axelrod’s moving piece … Continue reading

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Famous Tumors: Radiolab Presents Henrietta Lacks

Radiolab, with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, is a radio show and podcast weaving stories and science into sound and music-rich documentaries. In May of 2010, they produced a podcast about “Famous Tumors,” including the one that eventually killed Henrietta … Continue reading

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