The Book Thief, Australia’s Eurovision book contest 2023 entry

22 May 2023

The Book Thief, the 2005 novel by Sydney based Australian author Markus Zusak, is Australia’s entry in the inaugural Eurovision book contest. Yes, you read that right. The Eurovision book contest, which is an initiative of the annual Hay Festival, a literary festival held in Hay-on-Wye, Wales.

The victor will be decided by way of audience discussion on Friday 2 June 2023. A full list of contenders in the contest can be seen here.