Marginalia: Rebecca Makkai

Jun 22, 2018

If you’ve been a Marginalia fan for a while, Rebecca Makkai’s is a voice you’ve heard before. She stopped by the studios in 2016 to talk about her book of short stories, Music for Wartime.

Makkai is also a novelist, and we spoke recently about her third novel, The Great Believers, which was released this past Tuesday. In The Great Believers, Makkai takes a look at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in Chicago.

Here's our conversation:

And if you listened to the commentary on-air, this is what you heard:

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The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai was published by Viking.

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