Markus Zusak at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Thirteen years since his multi-million bestseller The Book Thief, Markus Zusak joins us for his first Book Festival appearance with his much-anticipated follow-up, Bridge of Clay. In this conversation with author and presenter Janet Ellis recorded live at the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival, Zusak discusses his ambitious portrait of a family, introducing us to the Dunbar brothers, who are living and fighting in a house with no parents, and no rules. To find peace and beauty, one brother, Clay, sets out to build a bridge, unaware of the secrets he will uncover.

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