cover image Slaves of New York

Slaves of New York

Tama Janowitz. Washington Square Press, $6.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-671-63678-4

These seven stories feature Eleanor, a diffident young woman who gains entree to the arty milieu of lower Manhattan, which seems to combine elements of Oz and Never-Never-Land with Dante's Inferno. PW noted that the author's prose infuses the characters here with ""quirky life.'' (June)