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immortality

(ĭm″or-ăl′ĭ-tē)
The ability of some cells, particularly cancer cells, to reproduce indefinitely. Normal human cells have a finite life expectancy. They may divide for a few dozen generations, but eventually stop reproducing and die.
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But despite these flaws, The Immortalists "is still a provocative take on the age-old question of what constitutes a good life" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette).
The premise of The Immortalists is immediately gripping: In 1969, the four siblings of the Gold family (Varya, age 13; Daniel, 11; Klara, 9; Simon, 7) live in Manhattan's Lower East Side, where their father owns a tailor shop.
What's more, at one point in The Immortalists, Klara's daughter cries out, "It's like Narnia!" when it begins to snow.
Immortalists are working hard to spread the life extension meme and involve more people in the project.
Konrath and Blake Crouch, The Immortalists by Kyle Mills and Already Gone by John Rector.
To describe Chloe Benjamin's second novel, "The Immortalists," as a story about the evolution of a family would be true, but wholly insignificant for the breadth and depth of this amazing work of fiction.
* "The Immortalists" author Chloe Benjamin will read from and sign her second novel at 7 p.m.