Courtesy of Scribner

Anthony Doerr reading, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 21, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder, www. BoulderBookStore. net, 303-447-2074, $5.

Anthony Doerr’s books The Shell Collector, Memory Wall and About Grace, earned him a Guggenheim Fellowship and a job as Idaho’s writer-in-residence. Doerr’s new novel All the Light We Cannot See, follows the story of a young girl that must flee The Nazis in ‘40s Paris, and a boy drafted into the Hitler Youth as a radio operator.