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Markus Zusak Discusses His International Bestseller "The Book Thief"

This August bonus episode of the Talk of Iowa Book Club features author Markus Zusak discussing his historical novel "The Book Thief."

Charity is joined by author Markus Zusak for a conversation about his highly celebrated work, and international bestseller “The Book Thief.” It's a poignant story, narrated by death, about a young girl who steals books to feed her soul while growing up in Nazi Germany.


  • Markus Zusak, author of "The Book Thief"
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Matthew is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa