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Radio Bookclub: Rebecca Makkai – The Great Believers

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Rebecca Makkai joins us in the radio bookclub to talk about her new novel The Great Believers, that chronicles the AIDS epidemic from its outbreak to the present through the lens of a group of friends in 1980s Chicago and traces its aftermath 30 years later. This interview broadcast on KGNU on Thursday July 26 at 9am.


Hear more of the conversation with Rebecca Makkai in our After Hours edition.

The Radio Bookclub is a collaboration between KGNU and the Boulder Bookstore. Every month Arsen Kashkashian, head buyer at the Boulder Bookstore, selects a book to inspire listeners to read along together. The author will then join us in-studio for a discussion which we broadcast on the 4th Thursday of every month at 9am.

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An episode of Afterhours at the Radio Bookclub was recently recognized by the PRNDI, Public Radio News Directors Inc., in their 2018 awards in the Best Podcast in Small Newsrooms Category.