The new sins

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McSweeney's Books, Sep 15, 2006 - Religion - 192 pages
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David Byrne has written a book that updates and alters the Bible's cardinal sins for a more contemporary audience. Byrne wanted the book to be the size and shape of a portable Bible, and thus "The New Sins" resembles the sort of book a strange person in a robe would try to give you in an airport. Bizarre and profound, the book includes 80 color photographs taken by the author.

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User Review  - Notsid - Goodreads

not the best place to start with his writing. Just a list of "new sins" and his half serious explanations of said sins. It's an attractive book though. Read full review

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User Review  - Ray Ambrosini - Goodreads

This tome belongs tucked away in hotels near the dead ends of the world. Where salesmen go to die, reaching for a prayer after indulging in too much drink and painful heartburn from the BBQ joint by ... Read full review

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David Byrne is Reader in Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Durham.

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