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July 2020

A Mighty Blaze Presents: AUTHORS <3 BOOKSTORES

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join me on A Mighty Blaze's Facebook page on Wednesday, July 1 at 4 PM ET/3 PM CT to hear Rebecca explain what she admires about Madison Street Books, a new indie bookstore in Chicago. We'll talk bookstores, books, best pandemic reads, and more. Hosted by Kimberly Hensle Lowrance; produced by Joe Moldover. See you there!

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“Becoming Duchess Goldblatt” Virtual Book Tour with Rebecca Makkai, Alexander Chee, and Connie Shultz, Presented by Still North Books

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Still North Books

About the Event Join us and beloved anonymous Twitter sensation Duchess Goldblatt on her virtual book tour. The evening will celebrate the book release of Becoming Duchess Goldblatt and will include select readings and commentary from authors Alexander Chee, Rebecca Makkai, and Connie Schultz. There will be an audience Q&A session followed by Duchess trivia with the opportunity to win prizes such as copies of our panelists' books and a map of Crooked Path created by Duchess. Register for the Crowdcast Event Here…

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East End Books Ptown Virtual Book Event

July 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
East End Books Ptown

East End Books Ptown is very happy to welcome Award Winning Author Rebecca Makkai “The Great Believers” for a Virtual Book Event. Join us and immerse yourself in the lives of the unforgettable characters in this brilliant book. The Great Believers, listed by the New York Times as one of the Best 10 Books of 2018, is about friendship and redemption in 1980s Chicago, at the height of the AIDS epidemic. We are huge fans of this book and have…

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August 2020

Write On Door County Presents: The Craft of Writing with Rebecca Makkai & Peter Gaye

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - August 20 @ 8:00 pm
$150

The Craft of Writing Series is a three-week program that takes place virtually the first through third Thursdays of each month. Each month focuses on a different genre or form of writing. Thursday, August 6: Author Conversation Join acclaimed novelists Peter Geye and Rebecca Makkai for a conversation on the craft of writing the novel. Thursday, August 13: Interiority Complex with Rebecca Makkai The great advantage of prose (over theater, film, and life) is that we’re privy to characters’ interior…

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Warsaw Big Book Festival

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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September 2020

Ragdale Ring 2020 Performance: Michael Zapata and The Herbsaint Band

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ragdale Foundation, 1230 North Green Bay Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045 United States
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Free – $20

Join Ragdale Ring for a special evening of New Orleans flavor, featuring author Michael Zapata in conversation with Rebecca Makkai, and The Herbsaint Band. This event is outdoors, with limited seating capacity to comply with Illinois COVID safety guidelines About this Event Seating for this outdoor event is limited to comply with Illinois COVID safety guidelines. We recommend that you bring: Blankets and chairs Bug spray Masks Ragdale will provide: Pre-packaged, unopened food and beverages (see ticket add-ons) Parking in…

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Virtual Book Launch Party: THE TALENTED MISS FARWELL by Emily Gray Tedrowe (Presented by Women & Children First)

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL

Join Women & Children First for the virtual launch party for The Talented Miss Farwell by Emily Gray Tedrowe. For this event, Emily will be in conversation with Rebecca Makkai. This event will be streamed on Women & Children First's Crowdcast channel.

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Lincolnwood Library Virtual Event

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Lincolnwood Public Library as we welcome Pulitzer-nominated author of The Great Believers, Rebecca Makkai. This program is being offered using Zoom, a virtual presentation/conferencing software. Please include your email address to receive instructions on how to join the Zoom event.

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October 2020

Ragdale Talks: A Conversation with Rebecca Makkai ft. Chloe Benjamin, Michael Zapata and Alex Kotlowitz

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Novel Affair at Ragdale Foundation was of course a no-go this year, and so we're doing this instead: On Wednesday, the 21st, I'll be in conversation online with three brilliant authors -- Michael Zapata, Chloe Benjamin, and Alex Kotlowitz -- about writing in a time of crisis. WAY cheaper than the actual Novel Affair, you can watch from anywhere, and you don't need shoes. RSVP! Author and Ragdale alumna Rebecca Makkai in conversation with authors Chloe Benjamin, Michael Zapata, and…

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November 2020

Cocktails & Conversation: Kimberly King Parsons, Megha Majumdar & Julia Phillips with Rebecca Makkai

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Exile in Bookville

What better time to host and celebrate four extremely talented National Book Award for fiction long and short listers? We believe two days after the winners of the 2020 National Book Awards winners have been announced, that’s when. Please join us on November 20th at 7pm central as Exile in Bookville welcomes Kimberly King Parsons (Black Light: Stories), Megha Majumdar (A Burning) and Julia Phillips (Disappearing Earth) in conversation with Rebecca Makkai (The Great Believers). Exile in Bookville is partnering with Books…

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