Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr is the author of three books, The Shell Collector, About Grace, and Four Seasons in Rome. Doerr's short fiction has won three O. Henry Prizes and has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories, The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories, and The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Fiction. He has won the Rome Prize, and shared the New York Public Library's Young Lions Fiction Award with Jonathan Safran Foer. In 2007 Granta placed Doerr on its list of the '21 Best Young...See more

Personality Profile For Anthony Doerr

The following is a personality profile of Anthony Doerr based on his work.

Anthony Doerr is heartfelt, genial and social.

He is confident, he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. He is calm under pressure as well: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively. But, Anthony Doerr is also empathetic: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

He is relatively unconcerned with both achieving success and taking pleasure in life. He makes decisions with little regard for how they show off his talents. And he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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