Local authors share the titles they're enjoying right now.
Madison Smartt Bell, whose most recent novel is "The Color of Night":
"Noble Savages," by Napoleon Chagnon, back to back with "Triste Tropiques" by Claude Levi-Strauss. Sort of a bookend pair of anthropology texts, both fascinating. "Les Cloches de la Bresilienne," a magical mystery by Haitian author Gary Victor. I have a project with some other people to publish this book in the U.S.
Jessica Anya Blau, author of the forthcoming "The Wonder Bread Summer":
I'm reading "Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter. The...