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Any visitor to Puerto Vallarta will want to read the play that (in its movie form) first brought attention and fame to the area –
The Night of the Iguana
, by Tennessee Williams
If you’re looking for a novel about Puerto Vallarta, try David Lyons’ new book “ Mexico's Hidden Gold.” This tale of a contemporary treasure hunt in the hills of Puerto Vallarta draws heavily upon Mexican history and local legend.
If it’s a book by a local author that you’re looking for, check out " By The Grace Of the Sea: A Woman's Solo Odyssey Around The World," by Pat Henry. Pat Henry has also opened a sailing school for women in the Marina Vallarta.
There is no shortage of bookstores and coffee shops in the Old Town section of Puerto Vallarta. You can find used English books for sale or exchange. There is also a public library on the road to Pitillal that has an English-language section that includes books and newspapers.
If you’ve forgotten your book, you can take advantage of a new service called Beach Book Butlers. Located at certain Marriot and Renaissance Mexico locations, Beach Book Butlers lends beach themed books for adults and children. Books can be returned either on the beach or at the front desk.