On its tenth anniversary, does ‘The Book Thief’ hold up?
10 years ago, Markus Zusak‘s The Book Thief first hit shelves. Its impact could not be denied
The Book Thief spent 230 weeks on the New York Times list; it was an international bestseller, and won armfuls of literary awards. In the decade since its publication, every time I heard the book mentioned it was with awe — especially when compared to the lackluster film adaptation released in 2013
I first read The Book Thief as a teenager, not long after it was published, and my memories fit with my friends’ reverent reviews. But for this anniversary I figured it was time to pick up the book again and look at it through the eyes of a more well-read and skeptical adult Read more…
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