BookMark: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot By SARAH MAY CLARKSON • January 12, 2011 Related Program: WPSU's BookMark Tweet Share Google+ Email In 1951, tissue samples from Henrietta Lacks arrived in a lab. Amazingly, the cells still survive today. One book tells the story of this woman and her legacy. Visit Rebecca Skloot's website. Watch videos of HeLa cells dividing, and watch interviews with Skloot at this link. Read the New York Times review of this book.