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October 7, 1968

Excerpts From the Diaries of the Late God

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edited by Anthony Towne, 108 pp, with illustrations by Barton Lidicé Beneš, $3.95, New York; Evanston, Ill; and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968.

JAMA. 1968;206(2):380. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03150020096043

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Even physicians with very little time for nonmedical reading may be able to spare an hour to enjoy this clever theological satire. The author imagined, after the widely publicized "God is dead" announcement, what he might have included in his private journals.