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by Rebecca Makkai
Rebecca Makkai’s The Borrower is full of books, libraries, cross-country hijinks, accidental parenting, love gone .
Rebecca Makkai’s The Borrower is full of books, libraries, cross-country hijinks, accidental parenting, love gone wrong and friendships gone right. Makkai will have you cheering for her librarian heroine, who has all the history and darkness of a Russian novel in her veins, mixed with the humor and spirit of Bridget Jones. A fun, moving, and delightful read. Hannah Tinti, author of The Good Thief
Rebecca Makkai (born April 20, 1978) is an American novelist and short-story writer. Her first novel, The Borrower, was released in June 2011.
Rebecca Makkai (born April 20, 1978) is an American novelist and short-story writer. It was a Booklist Top Ten Debut, an Indie Next pick, an O Magazine selection, and one of Chicago Magazine's choices for best fiction of 2011.
The borrower : a novel, Rebecca Makkai. A college library, where the borrowers already know what they’re looking for. I scan their books and they barely acknowledge me through their caffeinated haze. p. cm. eISBN : 978-1-101-51608-9. It’s nothing like my old stained-carpet, brick-walled library, but the books are the same-same spines, same codes on yellowed labels.
Makkai teaches elementary school and lives north of Chicago with her husband and two daughters.
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Makkai Reading The Borrower is like having a long sit-down with an old friend, full of asides and references you're supposed to know. That shows in the first half of the novel, but the road trip is written in a very pedestrian manner, and the ending is unconvincing, at least to m. .She tells us in Debut novelist and elementary schoolteacher Rebecca Makkai combines a wily, madcap road trip with socially poignant conundrums and multiple themes in this coming-of-age story about a twenty-six-year-old children's librarian, Lucy Hull, and a ten-year-old precocious book lover, Ian Drake, in fictional Hanibal, Missouri.
Rebecca Makkai’s The Great Believers is one of this summer’s big books-we even named it.
Rebecca Makkai’s The Great Believers is one of this summer’s big books-we even named it one of the season’s must-reads. So imagine our excitement when we got to catch up with Makkai at BookExpo America earlier this summer and ask her all of our burning questions about her new novel. We chatted about art, orange scarves, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read on for more fascinating details about The Great Believers.
Rebecca Makkai's first two novels, The Borrower and The Hundred-Year House have established her as one of the freshest and most imaginative voices in fiction. Now, the acclaimed writer returns with a highly anticipated collection of short stories marked with her signature mix of intelligence, wit, and heart. A reality show producer manipulates two contestants into falling in love, while her own relationship falls apart. Just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a young boy has a revelation about his father's past when a renowned Romanian violinist plays a concert in their home
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Lucy Hull, a children’s librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, finds herself both kidnapper and kidnapped when her favorite patron, ten-year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home. Ian needs Lucy’s help to smuggle books past his overbearing mother, who has enrolled Ian in weekly antigay classes. Desperate to save him from the Drakes, Lucy allows herself to be hijacked by Ian when she finds him camped out in the library after hours, and the odd pair embarks on a crazy road trip. But is it just Ian who is running away? And should Lucy be trying to save a boy from his own parents?