Markus Zusak’s last book, The Book Thief, spent more than a decade on the New York Times bestseller list and was adapted into a film starring Geoffrey Rush. His much anticipated new novel is Bridge of Clay. Full of wit and great compassion, this tale of five brothers and their quest to uncover the secret behind their father’s disappearance and unwelcome return reverberates with loss, grief and love.
Markus Zusak is the author of five books, including the international bestseller,The Book Thief. His much-anticipated new novel,Bridge of Clay, was published in October 2018.
Alice Pung is an award-winning author whose books include Unpolished Gem, Her Father's Daughter and Close to Home. She edited the anthologies Growing up Asian in Australia and My First Lesson, and is currently the writer in residence at Janet Clarke Hall at the University of Melbourne.