Books Rebecca Makkai Books by Rebecca Makkai Rebecca Makkai has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Historical Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Rebecca Makkai Cardi B; Ethan Hawke in First Reformed; Sandra Oh in Killing Eve. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for iHeartMedia; A24; Sophie Mutevelian/BBC America hide caption toggle caption Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for iHeartMedia; A24; Sophie Mutevelian/BBC America Review Arts & Life 'Fresh Air' Favorites: Our Critics Pick 2018's Best Books, Movies, Music And TV Fresh Air December 18, 2018 Find everything our critics loved this year, all in one place: Maureen Corrigan's book list, movie pairings from Justin Chang, music recommended by Ken Tucker and David Bianculli's must-see TV list. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2018's Great Reads November 27, 2018 The Book Concierge is back! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews With A Good Twist Or Two, This Haunted 'House' Adds Plenty Of Stories July 9, 2014 Forget for a moment the spooky, restless dead. In Rebecca Makkai's inventive novel The Hundred-Year House, the ghost is just one of the many residents looking for new lives — and finding them.