The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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The Book Thief is a best-selling novel by Markus Zusak published in 2005. It was a 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book. As of September 2009 it has been on the New York Times Children's Best Seller list for 105 weeks. Although American publisher Knopf has marketed the 552 page book set in Nazi Germany as a young-adult novel, it was originally intended and published in Zusak's native Australia specifically for adults.

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The 390th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 6th on Paste Magazine's Best Books of the Decade(2000-2009) (Paste Magazine)
  2. - 56th on Top 100 World Literature Titles (Perfection Learning)
  3. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))
  4. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  5. - Best Books Ever (bookdepository.com)
  6. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))

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