From the list on thrillers to make you wish you lived in another time.
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I am a longtime Los Angeles trial lawyer, as well as a writer and librettist. I graduated with honors from the University of California at Santa Cruz and from the Santa Clara University School of Law where I was a member of the Law Review. Me and my wife, Susan, are the parents of six children and live in Santa Monica, California. My previous novel, The Logic Bomb, a legal thriller, was published in 2015.
Scott's book list on thrillers to make you wish you lived in another time
Discover why each book is one of Scott's favorite books.
Why did Scott love this book?
This book popular takes a familiar time and familiar themes and creates characters and a world that enthralls us nonetheless.
It is difficult at this late date to say something new about war in general or World War II specifically, but Doerr works through his characters to provide us with a view of familiar events and historical people that is unique.
As a writer, I appreciate Doerr’s simple but poetic style and the ease of his transitions from time to time and place to place.
All the Light We Cannot See
Why should I read it?
22 authors picked All the Light We Cannot See as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
WINNER OF THE 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR FICTION
A beautiful, stunningly ambitious novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II
Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.'
For Marie-Laure, blind since the age of six, the world is full of mazes. The miniature of a Paris neighbourhood, made by her father to teach her the way home. The microscopic…