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THE BLACK MARIA makes The New Yorker's list of 'Books We Loved in 2016'

the black maria coverAracelis Girmay's new collection the black maria made The New Yorker's list of "The Books We Loved in 2016," where New Yorker contributors share their personal "best lists" of books for the year.

The book comes highly recommended by Ada Limón, who says, "This year, I’ve sought out and found solace in language, both poetry and prose. Aracelis Girmay’s the black maria has left images still planted deep within me.

the black maria has also been named a "Best Book of 2016" in recent weeks by The Boston Globe, Publishers Weekly, and the Chicago Review of Books.

Click here for The New Yorker's complete list of "The Books We Loved in 2016."

the black maria makes the perfect holiday gift, and is available at the BOA Bookstore. Purchase your copy before December 18 and save 25% with promo code SHOPBOA!

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