The Word of God | EW.com

Books

The Word of God The late author's newest work, The Word of God, presented as a memoir by a deified Thomas M. Disch, satirizes modern religion via...The Word of GodFiction, Sci-fi and Fantasy The late author's newest work, The Word of God, presented as a memoir by a deified Thomas M. Disch, satirizes modern religion via...2008-07-25Tachyon Publications
A-

The Word of God

Genre: Fiction, Sci-fi and Fantasy; Author: Thomas M. Disch; Publisher: Tachyon Publications

The late author’s newest work, The Word of God, presented as a memoir by a deified Thomas M. Disch, satirizes modern religion via fiction and poetry.

Movie Pitch
Bruce Almighty as a pitch-dark Charlie Kaufman dramedy.

Bottom Line
While Disch’s frequent references to suffering and the afterlife can be painful to read after his recent suicide, they make for a fitting coda to a career spent perfecting the art of the unsettling. A-