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.
His books have been awarded numerous honours around the world, from literary prizes to readers choice awards to prizes voted on by booksellers. 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. Bridge of Clay was selected as a best book of the 2018 in publications ranging from Entertainment Weekly to the Wall Street Journal.
Markus Zusak lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and two children.