This episode of Marginalia features a conversation I had recently with Rebecca Makkai. Although she’s best known for her novels, Rebecca has been writing short stories throughout her career. Many of those stories were recently published as a collection titled Music for Wartime.
Makkai stopped by the KMUW studios recently to chat with me about the stories in the book, and how they came together as a collection, especially since some do not specifically feature music or war. Here’s our conversation:
If you listened to the Marginalia commentary on-air, this is what you heard:
Music for Wartime by Rebecca Makkai was published by Viking.
Editor: LuAnne Stephens
Engineer: Jon Cyphers
Producer: Beth Golay