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Rebecca Makkai Has Some Questions

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Uncover old secrets with Rebecca Makkai as she discusses her latest novel I Have Some Questions for You, live in Melbourne for Spring Fling.

About the Event

The author of The Great Believers and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Rebecca Makkai is back with an explosive new work. Described by the New York Times as ‘spellbinding’, I Have Some Questions for You is part campus novel, part true-crime podcast investigation, all told through the lens of the #MeToo era.

The evening will open with an electric monologue from Suzie Miller, creator of the Olivier Award-winning play – and now novel – Prima Facie. Then, join Makkai and host Rachael Brown as they reckon with the past and interrogate just how deep our obsession with true crime runs.

Presented in partnership with RMIT Culture.

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About the Book

The bookseller for this event is Readings.

About Spring Fling

Spring Fling returns in 2023, and this year we’re going Above and Beyond.

We’re looking further, delving deeper, and asking bigger questions with outstanding thinkers who are reshaping our world and envisioning extraordinary futures.

Spring Fling is supported by the Victorian State Government.

 

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Featuring

Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai is the author of two novels and a collection of short stories. Her work has appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best American Fantasy, Harper’s, Tin House, Ploughshares, Iowa Review, Indiana Review, Michigan Quarterly Revie... Read more

Rachael Brown

Rachael Brown is an investigative journalist with the ABC. She’s held several postings, including Europe Correspondent from 2010-2013. She’s the creator, investigator and host of the ABC’s pioneer true-crime podcast, Trace. Rachael’s review of the 1980 cold case of Maria Ja... Read more

Suzie Miller

Suzie Miller is an international playwright, screenwriter, and novelist. Based in both London and Sydney, Miller has had her work produced around the world and has won multiple prestigious awards, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play 2023 for her smash hit, one-woman play, Prima ... Read more

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The Capitol

113 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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