Zusak’s The Book Thief is next One Book, One Chicago selection.

Yesterday’s Sun Times article by Hedy Weiss announced the Chicago Public Library choice for fall One Book, One Chicago is Markus Zusak’s highly acclaimed book set in a German town just outside Munich during World War II. Originally released in 2006 as a YA title, The Book Thief quickly crossed over into the adult readership. Superb reviews and wildfire word-of-mouth recommendations helped it become a very popular book group choice and school reading assignment.  In addition to many events planned to augment the book itself, A Steppenwolf Theatre adaptation of the book will run October 16 through November 11.

Barbara L.


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