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infernoInferno (A Poet’s Novel)
by Eileen Myles
OR Books.  244 pages, $16.


HERE IS A BOOK that interweaves fiction, social commentary, history, and satire. Eileen Myles’ Inferno offers different attractions to different readers: some will read it for its story about how to become a poet; some will be enthralled by its imaginative history of New York in the 1970’s; some will focus on the sex; and some will pick it up solely for the author’s name on the cover. None will be disappointed.

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