Novelist and short story writer

Anthony Doerr was awarded the 2010 Story Prize for Memory Wall. His other books include The Shell Collector, About Grace, and Four Seasons in Rome. He has won three O. Henry Prizes, a Rome Prize, and the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, and was a 2010 Guggenheim Fellow. In 2015 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel All the Light We Cannot See.

Anthony Doerr lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two sons.

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Doerr has set a new standard, I think, for what a story can do.

Dave Eggers
on Memory Wall

Hauntingly beautiful

Janet Maslin
The New York Time Book Review on All the Light We Cannot See