Zell Visiting Writers Series: Rebecca Makkai

Thursday, November 2, 2023 - 5:30pm

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Literati is pleased to return as the official bookseller of the Zell Visiting Writers Series at the University of Michigan.

Zell Visiting Writers Series readings and Q&As are free and open to the public and will be offered both virtually (via Zoom) and in person (in UMMA's Stern Auditorium). Seats are offered on a first come, first served basis; please arrive early to secure a spot.

Rebecca Makkai’s latest novel, I Have Some Questions for You, is a New York Times Best Seller. Her novel, The Great Believers, was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award; it was the winner of the ALA Carnegie Medal, the Stonewall Book Award, the Clark Prize, and the LA Times Book Prize; and it was one of the New York Times' Ten Best Books of 2018. 

Her other books are the novels The Borrower and The Hundred-Year House, and the collection Music for Wartime—four stories from which appeared in The Best American Short Stories. A 2022 Guggenheim Fellow, Rebecca is on the MFA faculties of University of Nevada Reno at Lake Tahoe and Northwestern University, and is Artistic Director of StoryStudio Chicago. 

Event address: 
525 S. State St.
Helmut Stern Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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I Have Some Questions for You: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593490143
Availability: Usually Available in 2-5 Days
Published: Viking - February 21st, 2023

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The Great Believers: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735223530
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019