‘The Book Thief”s Markus Zusak Is Finally Back With A New Book

‘The Book Thief”s Markus Zusak Is Finally Back With A New Book

After thirteen long years of waiting, best-selling author of The Book Thief Markus Zusak is finally back with a brand new book.   via Giphy   His new book, Bridge of Clay follows Clay, the youngest of the five Dunbar brothers who are raising themselves after their mother dies and father disappears.     With such a different premise than The Book Thief, readers are bound to be impressed with this new and fresh novel. Zusak said, “It doesn’t have to be better than The Book Thief — it just has to be different.”    Mashable released an exclusive excerpt from …

Bookseller Stands Trial for Theft of First Edition Harry Potter worth $2,000

Bookseller Stands Trial for Theft of First Edition Harry Potter worth $2,000

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Mamma Mia! This Italian bookseller really screwed up, and the UK courts are not having it. You’d be merciless too if someone stole a first edition Harry Potter book along with many other rare classics.   Rudolph Schonegger, a fifty-five-year-old Italian bookseller, has gone to trial over his alleged theft of a rare Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire edition worth $2,000! The seller of old and rare books denies being the man caught on camera taking the book off the shelf at Hatchards in Piccadilly on New Year’s Eve. In the fantasy novel’s place was Last Call by Angus Wilson. …

11 Fictitious Bookworms We Love

11 Fictitious Bookworms We Love

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Sometimes, we all just need to turn our brains off and watch a good movie or show. Nothing warms a book lover’s heart quite like watching TV and seeing one of your favorite characters diving into a good book or walking the aisles of a library.   We’ve rounded up some of the best fictional book lovers:   1. Rachel Greene and Joey Tribbiani from “Friends”   GIF courtesy of Giphy   We all remember that time Rachel and Joey decided to swap favorite books. Joey read “Little Women” and Rachel read “The Shining.” Joey ruined the ending for Rachel …