Despite her importance in modern medicine, I'd never heard of Henrietta Lacks. This book tells the story of the woman behind the HeLa cells and her family.
Rating: 5/5 Genre: Non-fiction Goodreads description: The Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years of the First World War. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Book Review: Radium Girls by Kate Moore