Rebecca Makkai
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The Best Books of 2014: Fiction
7 Jan 2015 // 9:28 PM

From postmodern latticework narratives to Booker prize winning epics, 2014 offers numerous fictional tales worthy of adding to your bookshelf.

//Reviews

Don't Forget to Breathe While Reading 'Music for Wartime'
13 Jun 2016 // 3:30 AM

Music for Wartime is an exceptional collection that further cements Makkai as one of today’s strongest fiction writers.

The Impossible Reach of History Is Made Possible in 'The Hundred Year House'
18 Aug 2014 // 9:05 PM

In one of the best books of 2014, Rebecca Makkai tells a story of time, ghosts, fate, unrequited love, requited love unconsummated, and art.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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