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Poet Eileen Myles' New Memoir Remembers A Beloved Pet09:00
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Arlington-born poet and writer Eileen Myles (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Arlington-born poet and writer Eileen Myles (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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Poet and writer Eileen Myles' new book reflects on the life of a beloved family member, her pit bull, Rosie.

"Afterglow (a dog memoir)" doesn't follow a prescribed timeline. The book spans summers in Provincetown, musings on Rosie's plaid dog bed and Myles' reflections on time and gender.

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Eileen Myles is a poet and writer. Their latest book is "Afterglow (a dog memoir)" They're set to speak at the Boston Book Festival.

This segment aired on October 27, 2017.

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