Author Rebecca Makkai Shares Her Favorite Things To Read, Watch And Do

Rebecca Makkai Shares Her Favorite Things To Read, Watch And Do
Chicago-based author Rebecca Makkai Courtesy of Rebecca Makkai
Rebecca Makkai Shares Her Favorite Things To Read, Watch And Do
Chicago-based author Rebecca Makkai Courtesy of Rebecca Makkai

Author Rebecca Makkai Shares Her Favorite Things To Read, Watch And Do

Reset checks in with Chicago-based author Rebecca Makkai on what she’s reading, watching and doing to get through the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, she talks about her upcoming projects.

Things to read

1. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

2. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thorton Wilder

3. When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka

Things to watch

4. Looking on HBO

5. Then-state senator Barack Obama on WTTW’s Check, Please!

6. Project Runway and Top Chef

Things to do

7. Go for a walk in historic cemeteries that are open

8. Work on an instrument

9. Sleep in, if you can, and enjoy your dreams

GUEST: Rebecca Makkai, Pulitzer finalist for the novel The Great Believers and artistic director at StoryStudio Chicago