Markus Zusak is the international bestselling author of six novels, including The Book Thief and most recently, Bridge of Clay.
His work is translated into more than forty languages, and has spent more than a decade on the New York Times bestseller list.
All of Markus’ books – including earlier titles, The Underdog, Fighting Ruben Wolfe, When Dogs Cry (also titled Getting the Girl), The Messenger (or I am the Messenger) – have been awarded numerous honours around the world.
In 2013, The Book Thief was made into a major motion picture, and in 2018 was voted one of America’s all-time favourite books, achieving 14th position on the PBS Great American Read.
In 2018, Bridge of Clay was selected as a best book of the year in publications ranging from Entertainment Weekly to the Wall Street Journal.
Markus Zusak grew up in Sydney, Australia, and still lives there with his wife and two children.
Markus will be appearing in Bridge of Clay on Sunday at the Carrington.