The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2011)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2011)

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine

Strength In What Remains (2010)

Strength In What Remains (2010)

In Strength in What Remains, Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one man’s inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing brilliant testament to the power of second chances.