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Baltimore authors share what they're reading

Baltimore authors share what they're reading

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...