Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr is the author of the story collections Memory Wall and The Shell Collector, the novel About Grace, and the memoir Four Seasons in Rome. He has won numerous prizes both in the US and overseas, including four O. Henry Prizes, three Pushcart 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.

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Anthony Doerr on All the Light We Cannot See

Award-winning writer Anthony Doerr discusses the inspiration for his spectacular new novel, All The Light We Cannot See.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

MAY 6
7:30 PM
in person appearance
THE LINEN BUILDING
Rediscovered Books to sell
1402 Grove Street
Boise, ID 83702
MAY 7
7:00 PM
in person appearance
BOOK PASSAGE
Talk/Q&A/Signing
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
MAY 8
7:00 PM
in person appearance
ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY
Talk/Q&A/Signing
1521 10th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Pay attention.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Hunting huckleberries in the rain with my family.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Sayulita, Mexico. No, Turks and Caicos. No, the Natural History Museum in Paris. No...

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Cooking

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Running out of curiosity.

Author Voices

August 04, 2010

Thanks to everyone who has been so supportive of the launch of Memory Wall over the past few weeks! I deeply appreciate all the warm emails.

July 25, 2010

Thanks to everyone who came out to the readings in New York! I deeply appreciate the support. As Katherine Anne Porter wrote at the end of the introduction to her Collected Stories, "Go Little Book..."

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