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Author of The Borrower

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Rebecca Makkai has 7 upcoming events.

Aug
9
Rebecca Makkai, "The Hundred-Year House"
The Book Cellar, Saturday, August 9 at 7pm
Come join us as Rebecca Makkai reads from her new novel, The Hundred-Year House. In this brilliantly conceived, ambitious, and deeply rewarding novel, Makkai unfolds a generational saga in reverse, leading the reader back in time on a literary scavenger hunt as we seek to uncover the truth about these strange people and this mysterious house. With intelligence and humor, a daring narrative approach, and a lovingly satirical voice, Rebecca Makkai has crafted an unforgettable novel about family, fate and the incredible surprises life can offer. Rebecca Makkai is a Chicago-based writer whose first novel, The Borrower, is a Booklist Top Ten Debut, an Indie Next pick, an O Magazine selection, and one of Chicago Magazine's choices for best fiction of 2011. Her short fiction has been chosen for The Best American Short Stories for four consecutive years (2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008), and appears regularly in journals like Harper's, Tin House, Ploughshares, and New England Review.

Location: Street: 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60625 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Aug
6
Rebecca Makkai
Boswell Book Company, Wednesday, August 6 at 7pm
Rebecca Makkai, The Hundred-Year House

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Aug
7
Rebecca Makkai
Common Good Books, Thursday, August 7 at unknown time
Rebecca Makkai, The Hundred-Year House

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Aug
5
Rebecca Makkai
Anderson's Two Doors East, Tuesday, August 5 at unknown time
Rebecca Makkai, The Hundred-Year House

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Jul
30
Author event: Rebecca Makkai, 'The Hundred-Year House'
Gibson's Bookstore, Wednesday, July 30 at 7pm
Rebecca Makkai, the acclaimed author of The Borrower returns with a dazzlingly original, mordantly witty novel about the secrets of an old-money family and their turn-of-the-century estate, Laurelfield.

The Borrower was a novel we all enjoyed here in the store, and we are pleased to welcome Ms. Makkai back for her second book! It is always wonderful to watch an author grow from their debut book and beyond.

“Rebecca Makkai is a writer to watch, as sneakily ambitious as she is unpretentious." –Richard Russo
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