K-State Book Network
K-State Book Network (KSBN) is an all university reading program that selects a common read for the academic year and coordinates exciting classroom and campus activities to correspond with the reading.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
This Guide was created to help with research on this year's community book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Click on the tabs above to find books, articles, videos, book reviews, and much, much more.
eBook and Audio Book Links
Using your Manhattan Public Library Card (or a library card from a number of other Kansas Public Libraries) you can view the book in an electronic format for your Kindle, an Adobe ePUB, or as an audiobook through the Sunflower eLibrary. Click the links below for more information. Need a Manhattan Public Library Card? Visit their website to learn how to get one of your own (it's free!).
Campus and Community Events
KSBN will host a series of events focused on the book. Students will have opportunities to discuss the book inside and outside classes, to participate in a campus wide service learning activity, and to attend lectures and programs designed to stimulate thinking about the book's numerous important social issues.
You can view a list of the upcoming events at the KSBN Events Page.