All the Light We Cannot See tells the stories of Marie-Laure LeBlanc, a blind girl living with her locksmith father in Paris, and Werner Pfennig, an orphaned radio-buff living in Germany, during the Second World War. Marie’s father teachers her to confidently navigate the city of Paris and to explore other worlds by reading Braille. However, the two are forced to flee the city during the Nazi invasion, and Marie faces innumerable challenges in the upheaval. Werner’s talent for repairing radios attracts the attention of military leaders in his hometown who help him secure at spot at an elite military academy. Readers follow parallel stories of Marie in her exile and Werner at school, and eventually the two main characters’ stories converge. All the Light We Cannot See navigates coming of age, community, and family amid a world war. The novel won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.