Boise’s Anthony Doerr wins the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

BY DANA OLAND | The Idaho Statesman | April 20, 2015

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Writer Tony Doerr was honored Monday with the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for “All the Light We Cannot See” (Scribner). The Pulitzer committee lauded the book as an “imaginative and intricate novel inspired by the horrors of World War II and written in short, elegant chapters that explore human nature and the contradictory power of technology.” [Read more]

 

Hear Doerr describe how he came up with the story at the book’s launch at the Linen Building in May 2014.

 

 

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