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Alumnae Book Club: The Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai

March 30, 2022 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm EDT

Join us for a virtual discussion about The Ethel Walker School Visiting Writer Seminar spring writer Rebecca Makkai’s The Hundred-Year House. The author will be joining the event!

Visiting Writer Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai is a novelist and author of The Great Believers, shortlisted for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2018 National Book Awards and winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal. A phenomenal speaker who is beloved by readers, booksellers, and critics, Rebecca has previously published The Hundred-Year House (winner of the Chicago Writers Association Award), The Borrower, and a short-story collection called Music for Wartime. In her engaging and instructive talks, Makkai discusses the strategies she uses in her writing process, from overcoming writer’s block to turning research into realism. For more information on Rebecca Makkai, please visit


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