I found out this week that the television movie, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks airs tomorrow, and cast includes Oprah Winfrey, portraying Lacks’ only surviving daughter.
I read the book and posted my review on Goodreads, in February 13, 2013 giving it a 4 star review, out of a possible 5 and share it with you now.
The journey from injustice remains, and is far from over. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Sometimes it does feel like we are just tilting at windmills. But we still read Don Quixote, the story of a man who chased his ideals across the Spanish countryside.
On my reading list this summer is Meet Me in Atlantis by Mark Adams. I thought it might encapsulate my enjoyment of history, myth, travel, and archeology.
A perpetual outsider, moving outside of people but never belonging to anyone or anything. Not entangled in any way. And she lived with complete freedom.
I touch the book I’m currently reading, it’s a good quality paperback with a nice cover in a rich shade of indigo, with a lovely lady on the front. It has a clever title and creamy acid-free pages. Though it is not a recent book, some parts of it still ring true,
We’ve all heard it before; the differences between the Americans vs. the French.