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Acclaimed novelist Anthony Doerr at BABEL March 30


Mon, Mar 13th 2023 11:00 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ on stage at Kleinhans

Just Buffalo Literary Center welcomes acclaimed novelist Anthony Doerr to Buffalo on Thursday, March 30, for a lecture and conversation at Kleinhans Music Hall, continuing the 2022-23 BABEL Author Series. The event begins at 8 p.m., with doors at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at justbuffalo.org.

“Anthony Doerr is a master storyteller in the great tradition” said Barbara Cole, Just Buffalo’s artistic and associate executive director. “His novel, ‘All the Light We Cannot See,’ not only sold an astounding 15 million copies worldwide and spent 200 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, but it is one of those books that you’ll never forget. It has been thrilling to see how many readers in our community have been touched by this novel.”

Doerr is the author of “Cloud Cuckoo Land,” which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and “All the Light We Cannot See,” winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Carnegie Medal and the Alex Award, plus it is a New York Times bestseller. 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, Doerr lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two sons.

Tickets, which also include a virtual link for the option to watch from home, are available to the general public for $40; $35 with library card; $10 with student ID. Patron VIP tickets, which include an author reception before the event, are $100. For tickets or more information, visit justbuffalo.org or call 716-832-5400.

Kleinhans Music Hall is located at 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo.

Just Buffalo Literary Center’s mission is to create and strengthen communities through the literary arts. A press release noted, “For over 45 years, the organization has brought the world’s greatest writers to Buffalo, hosted poetry events and readings, and supported the development of young writers.” For more information, visit justbuffalo.org.

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