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Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series

Inprint Anthony Doerr Reading

Monday January 25, 2016 7:30 pm
Tickets for this reading are sold out


Cullen Theater, Wortham Center
501 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX United States
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INPRINT CRAFT TALK: Please note that earlier in the day on Monday, January 25, 2016, from 1 – 2 pm, Anthony Doerr will give a craft talk and answer questions, free and open to the public, at the University of Houston Honors College Commons, located on the 2nd floor of the M. D. Anderson Memorial Library on the University of Houston campus, entrance #1 off of Calhoun Drive. No tickets are needed for this Inprint Craft Talk.

allthelightwecannotseeANTHONY DOERR’s New York Times bestselling novel All the Light We Cannot See won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, was a finalist for the National Book Award, and was named a best book of 2014 by NPR, The Washington Post, and San Francisco Chronicle. The Washington Independent Review of Books writes, “To open a book by Anthony Doerr is to open a door on humanity…. His sentences shimmer…. His paragraphs are luminous with bright, sparkling beauty.”  The Los Angeles Times hails it as “a beautiful, expansive tale… ambitious and majestic,” The Portland Oregonian describes it as “nothing short of brilliant,” and Booklist, in a starred review, writes that “Doerr’s magnificently drawn story… masterfully and knowledgeably re-creates the deprived civilian conditions of war-torn France.” Doerr is also the author of the acclaimed story collections The Shell Collector and Memory Wall, the memoir Four Seasons in Rome, and the novel About Grace. His work has been widely anthologized, and he is the recipient of many other awards, including the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, The Story Prize, and four Pushcart Prizes. Doerr was also named one of Granta’s “21 Best Young American Novelists.”

Reading followed by an on-stage interview, book sale and signing.
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An interview with Anthony Doerr in The Guardian

An interview with Anthony Doerr in The Rumpus

“Boise, Idaho: Big Skies and Colorful Characters,” by Anthony Doerr in Smithsonian.com

“Popes, Piazzas and Parenthood in the Eternal City,” with an excerpt from Four Seasons in Rome by Anthony Doerr, NPR.com