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Calling all academics: If you’d like a free advanced copy of my book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, get thee to Random House’s academic blog and request a copy quick, while supplies last (which probably won’t be long at the rate things are going). See below for more information on the book, and advanced…

Not long ago, I posted about the fact that the world was obsessed with Jade Goody’s cancer, but not talking about the real story behind her diagnosis.  Today, news hit that she has died.  Unfortunately, this story brought out the worst in many people right to the end.

London (and much of the U.S.) is currently obsessed with Jade Goody, who is dying of stage 4 cervical cancer at the age of 27 in a very public way: On television. One thing I find amazing is that, in the mountain of media coverage on this (including articles in the New York Times, the Guardian,…