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Anthony Doerr is the author of
All the Light We Cannot See
, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Carnegie Medal, the Alex Award, and a #1
New York Times
bestseller. He is also the author of the story collections
Memory Wall
The Shell Collector
, the novel
About Grace
, and the memoir
Four Seasons in Rome
. He has won five 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. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Doerr now lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two sons.



All the Light We Cannot See

Memory Wall

Four Seasons in Rome

About Grace

The Shell Collector

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