Daniel Alarcon, who talked with us a couple of weeks ago about his new novel, "At Night We Walk in Circles," was happy to let us know what was keeping him up at night with the light on. It's a reading list that reflects his own interest in the immigrant experience.

"Sure, I'm reading a few things: 'NW' by Zadie Smith (the fourth novel by the author of "White Teeth," once again set in the North-West postal code area of London); 'The Beast' by Oscar Martinez (a Salvadoran journalist's nonfiction account of his two years following in the footsteps of Central American migrants, published in October and subtitled "Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail"); 'Escribir Paris' by Sylvia Molloy & Enrique Villa-Matas (a collection of texts and exchanges on the City of Light from Argentine writer Molloy and the Spanish writer Villa-Matas, a print-on-demand book.)

-- Staff

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