Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai is the author of “The Hundred Year-House,” “The Borrower,” and “Music for Wartime.” Her work has appeared in The Best American Short Stories, “The Best American Nonrequired Reading,” “Best American Fantasy,” “Harper’s,” “Tin House,” “Ploughshares,” “Iowa Review,” “Indiana Review,” “Michigan Quarterly Review” and “New England Review,” among others. She lives outside Chicago with her husband and two daughters. Her new novel, “The Great Believers,” was published by Viking in June 2018.

News and Reviews:

The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai – review (The Guardian)
A Burdensome Memory: Rebecca Makkai’s “The Great Believers (Los Angeles Review of Books)
Rebecca Makkai on Why Writing a Book Is Like Getting Dressed in the Dark (Late Night with Seth Meyers)
The Best Books of 2018 So Far (Chicago Review of Books)
Surviving AIDS, but at What Cost? (The New York Times)
Chicago author Rebecca Makkai’s ‘The Great Believers’ soars (Chicago Tribune)

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