If you're searching for a good book to read, look no further than Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See, which just took home this year's coveted Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The 2015 Pulitzer winners were announced yesterday, and we understand why this one took home the ultimate honor. Since the novel first hit bookshelves last May, it has captured the imaginations of readers worldwide thanks to Doerr's deftly written, engrossing story, and spent 33 consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
Set in France during World War II, the novel follows two protagonists, a blind French girl and a German boy, who are both trying to survive during this difficult time. Their journeys begin in France and Germany, respectively, but eventually their lives collide in a spectacular way. For those thinking of picking up the novel, InStyle’s Senior Editor Sharon Clott Kanter highly recommends it:
If you're still not convinced, our May cover star Reese Witherspoon is also a fan.
All the Light We Cannot See ($27; amazon.com) is available in hardcover and for digital download now.