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Comments (3) Posted 08.15.11 | PERMALINK | PRINT

August Fiction: Anthony Doerr

Village 113



[Photo by Terry Feuerborn]

From August 15 to November 15, 2011, we were pleased to present Anthony Doerr’s story “Village 113,” originally published in Tin House and collected in Memory Wall, released in paperback by Scribner in July. Our agreement with the publisher covered only this limited period, and so the text is no longer available on Places.

Fans of Anthony Doerr are encouraged to visit his website, and to check out the other stories in our special feature on place in fiction, including an essay by novelist Richard Powers, “What Does Fiction Know?”, and stories by Urban Waite, Emily Mitchell, Ashleigh Pedersen, Barry Lopez, Ryan Harty and Danielle Dutton.





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Comments (3)   |   JUMP TO MOST RECENT >>

Amazing story. One of my all-time favorites.
Matt
08.15.11 at 07:21

This is the longest blog post I have ever read -- thank you for this beautiful story!
Georgia
08.16.11 at 08:23

I have been an Anthony Doerr fan since I read Four Seasons in Rome (made all the more resonant because I read it while living in Rome!) He's exceptionally gifted and I'm so glad this has been republished here.
Jessica Helfand
08.17.11 at 03:26



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Anthony Doerr is the author of The Shell Collector, About Grace, Four Seasons in Rome, and Memory Wall.

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