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Anthony Doerr

Biography

Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE. He is also the author of two story collections --- MEMORY WALL and THE SHELL COLLECTOR --- the novel ABOUT GRACE and the memoir FOUR SEASONS IN ROME. He has won four O. Henry Prizes, the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award, the National Magazine Award for fiction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Story Prize. Doerr lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two sons.

Books by Anthony Doerr

by Anthony Doerr - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Anthony Doerr’s new novel is the story of two children: a blind French girl who flees Nazi-occupied Paris in 1940 to live with an eccentric great-uncle in the walled city of Saint-Malo, and a German boy whose talent for fixing radios earns him a spot at the National Political Institutes of Education, a training school for Hitler Youth. 

by Anthony Doerr - Fiction

When Anthony Doerr's The Shell Collector was published in 2002, the Los Angeles Times called his stories "as close to faultless as any writer --- young or vastly experienced --- could wish for." He won the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Discover Prize, Princeton's Hodder Fellowship, and two O. Henrys, and shared the Young Lions Award. Now he has written one of the most beautiful, wise, and compelling first novels of recent times.