Rebecca Skloot

    Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning science writer who contributes to The New York Times Magazine, NPR’s RadioLab and others. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which has been translated into more than 25 languages and is being made into an HBO film produced by Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball. Skloot lives in Chicago, where she is writing a book about animals and ethics. For more info: You can also find Rebecca on Twitter @rebeccaskloot and on Facebook.