What in God's name

a novel

English language

Published Jan. 5, 2012 by Little, Brown and Co..

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 I despise this kind of book. You know: God is just some harried guy running a company called Heaven and Angels are workers in cubicals toiling away, hoping for promotions and something good for lunch in the company cafeteria. A tired premise of little interest to anyone, especially to a nonbeliever like me.
 But I loved What in God's Name and was sorry to see its 227 pages flit by in just three days (I never finish books in three days). I laughed out loud at least every three pages thanks to Simon Rich's gift for comedy. Still in his twenties when he wrote this, Rich, who writes for the New Yorker, Saturday Night Live, Pixar and other movie studios, has a gift that puts him at the top of any list of current comedy writers.
 Talking about comedy ruins it so here's the first paragraph. If you don't like …

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