Douglas Coupland: Life After God (3447 words)


Life After God, the third book by Canadian writer and visual artist Douglas Coupland, is a collection of eight short stories. More than twenty years after its publication, it continues to be among his most read and studied works. Reviews of his subsequent writing almost inevitably look back to Life After God—and to his other early works, particularly Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture—and see this period as his most productive and important thus far.

Life After God received almost entirely negative reviews from critics upon publication and, initially, little scholarly attention. In the intervening years, however, it has become one …

Roberts, Lorne. "Life After God". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 February 2017
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