Lyn Di Iorio’s New novel, Outside the Bones, Associate Professor at City College

Excerpt from NY Daily News. See link for full-length article by Carolina Gonzalez

“As Afro-Caribbean culture has become more accepted among Caribbean Latinos and non-Latinos in the past decade or two, a number of books by Latina authors have come out in which the religions and spiritual practices related to Santería, palo monte and vodú play an important and positive part.

The latest of these is the just-released novel “Outside the Bones” by Lyn Di Iorio. The book is narrated by Fina, a Nuyorican woman known as the neighborhood bruja (witch), who does trabajitos or fufú, practical spells to solve her neighbors’ problems.”

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