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Tokens: Love In Infant Monkeys
The Brooklyn Rail (2009)
  • Amber Benham
Abstract

Celebrities and animals collide in Lydia Millet’s Love in Infant Monkeys, a collection of stories which breeds pure invention with historical fiction. The celebrities are real and the content is based in part on actual events, but Millet bases the work’s sometimes poignant interior monologues and the motives of its celebrity-characters on an excessively tabloidesque understanding of their lives.

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Publication Date
December, 2009
Citation Information
Amber Benham. "Tokens: Love In Infant Monkeys" The Brooklyn Rail Iss. December 09/January 10 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amber_benham/11/