Marginalia: Rebecca Makkai

Aug 19, 2016

Credit Philippe Matsas

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.

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