Cloud Cuckoo Land: Anthony Doerr with Randy Boyagoda

Anthony Doerr and Randy Boyagoda

Cloud Cuckoo Land: Anthony Doerr with Randy Boyagoda

Anthony Doerr and Randy Boyagoda

7:00pm

Monday, October 25, 2021

From Anthony Doerr, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of All the Light We Cannot See (one of the most beloved literary fiction of our time), comes Cloud Cuckoo Land: a soaring novel about children on the cusp of adulthood in broken worlds. Set in multiple places across time and space, Doerr’s masterful third novel reflects our vast interconnectedness with other living beings of the past, present and future, and demonstrates the strength of compassion, resilience and hope. Don’t miss your chance to hear Doerr in conversation with author Randy Boyagoda.

This event is co-presented by the Toronto Public Library and will be presented on its digital platform.

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From Anthony Doerr, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of All the Light We Cannot See (one of the most beloved literary fiction of our time), comes Cloud Cuckoo Land: a soaring novel about children on the cusp of adulthood in broken worlds. Set in multiple places across time and space, Doerr’s masterful third novel reflects our vast interconnectedness with other living beings of the past, present and future, and demonstrates the strength of compassion, resilience and hope. Don’t miss your chance to hear Doerr in conversation with author Randy Boyagoda.

This event is co-presented by the Toronto Public Library and will be presented on its digital platform.

TIFA Logo     Toronto Public Library Logo

Featured Authors

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 and 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 lives in Boise, Idaho, with his family.

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Randy Boyagoda is the author of six books, including the novels Governor of the Northern Province, Beggar’s Feast, and Original Prin. His work has been nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, IMPAC Dublin Literary Prize, and named a Globe and Mail Best Book of the year and New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice. An essayist, book critic and radio columnist, he is a professor of English at the University of Toronto, where he lives with his wife and their four daughters.

Read more about Randy Boyagoda

7:00pm

Monday, October 25, 2021

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