Rebecca Makkai is a Chicago-based writer whose recently released second novel, The Hundred-Year House, was called “a juicy and moving story of art and love and the luck it takes for either to last” by the Los Angeles Times. During her Fly-By Writer’s weekend at Lighthouse, Rebecca read excerpts from The Hundred-Year House to a rapt crowd in the intimate setting of 1515 Race’s 1st Floor Parlor.