The Word of God: Or, Holy Writ Rewritten
Or, Holy Writ Rewritten
Frustrated with the beliefs of all religious institutions, the author decides to recreate himself as God and rants about topics such as his archenemy, fellow author Philip K. Dick, and the ridiculousness of an eternal Hell.
Thomas M. Disch was a novelist, poet, and book critic. His work was featured in the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Harper's, The Nation, and the Hudson Review of Books. Disch was a major figure of science fiction's new-wave movement. His books included Camp Concentration, On Wings of Song, The Word of God, and The Brave Little Toaster. His nonfiction book about poetry, The Castle of Indolence, was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1996. John Clute famously described Disch as "perhaps the most respected, least trusted, most envied, and least read of all modern first-rank SF writers."