June 21, 2010 Yesterday on ReadRollShow, Rebecca Skloot answered a question about how she came up with the seemingly unique structural organization of her runaway bestseller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Turns out, Fannie Flagg had a lot to do with it. Watch the clip here. And don’t miss what’s likely to be Skloot’s farewell reading in Memphis—she’s headed to Chicago later this summer—at Republic Coffee on Thursday night. Details in events.