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Video: Missed It? Interview with Rebecca Makkai, Author of Music for Wartime: Stories

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Named one of the must-read books of the summer by The Chicago Tribune, OMagazine, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and The L Magazine  Rebecca Makkai’s first two novels, The Borrower and The Hundred-Year House, have established her as one of the freshest and most imaginative voices in fiction. Now, the award-winning writer, whose stories have appeared in four consecutive editions of The Best American Short Stories, returns with a highly anticipated collection bearing her signature mix of intelligence, wit, and heart. A reality show producer manipulates two contestants into falling in love, even as her own relationship falls apart. Just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a young boy has a revelation about his father’s past when a renowned Romanian violinist plays a concert in their home. When the…

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