Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak

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Biography

Markus Zusak is the internationally bestselling author of six novels, including The Book Thief and most recently, Bridge of Clay. His work has been translated into more than forty languages, and has spent more than a decade on the New York Times bestseller list, establishing Zusak as one of the most successful authors to come out of Australia.

All of Zusak’s books, including his earlier titles, The Underdog, Fighting Ruben Wolfe, When Dogs Cry (US title: Getting the Girl) and The Messenger (US title: I Am the Messenger), have been awarded numerous honours around the world, ranging 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 it was voted one of America’s all-time favourite books, achieving fourteenth position on PBS’s The Great American Read. Also 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.

Zusak grew up in Sydney, Australia, and still lives there with his wife and two children.

馬克斯·蘇薩克是六本國際暢銷小說的作者,包括《偷書賊》和最近的《克雷的橋》。他的作品被譯成四十餘種語言,並佔據《紐約時報》暢銷書榜十年之久。他的種種成就使他成為澳大利亞最聲名遠揚的作家之一。

蘇薩克所有的作品——包括最初的《The Underdog》、《Fighting Ruben Wolfe》、《When Dogs Cry(Getting the Girl)》和《The Messenger(I am the Messenger)》——都在世界範圍內獲獎無數,從文學領域獎項到讀者獎到出版商投票選出的獎項。在2013年,《偷書賊》被製作成了一部電影,並於2018年被票選為美國最廣受歡迎的書籍之一,在PBS Great American Read榜單上名列第14名。

同年,《克雷的橋》被一系列出版集團選為了年度最佳圖書,包括《娛樂週刊》和《華爾街日報》。

馬克斯·蘇薩克在澳大利亞悉尼出生長大,並仍和太太及兩個孩子現居於此。

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