Rebecca Makkai

The Great Believers

Music for Wartime: Stories

The Hundred-Year House


Rebecca Makkai‘s latest novel, The Great Believers, was a 2018 National Book Award Finalist and  the recipient of the 2019 ALA Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. Her other books include The BorrowerThe Hundred-Year House, and the collection Music for Wartime. Makkai has taught at the Tin House Writers’ Conference and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and is on the MFA faculties of Sierra Nevada College and Northwestern University. She is artistic director of StoryStudio Chicago.

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