Mara Faustino's work has appeared frequently in The Believer, and has also appeared in The Oklahoma Review, Aux Arc Review, Fort Necessity, Watchword, and blue. Previously, she worked as a photographic researcher, homeschool teacher, bartender, dance instructor, and popcorn scooper, making her well qualified to speak on Heaven and Hell, and all points therein. She currently teaches essay writing and art criticism in New York, and is writing a book on a religious sect in Michigan. Mara Faustino, Books, Heaven and Hell: A Compulsively Readable Compendium Of Myth Legend Wisdom Wit For Sanity Curiosity And Hellish Appet Books Heaven and Hell is a deliciously pithy assortment of highbrow gospel and lowbrow trivia dedicated to our eternal struggle between virtue and wickedness, all compiled in one volume. In Hell, find lists of famous sinners (and the various morbid and gruesome means of their demise), the Seven Deadly Sins, Dante's rings of Hell, a brief, violent history of the Hell's Angels motorcycle gang, and what the Devil is called in different cultures. In Heaven, discover preaching diagrams, a short chronology of angels, fantastic miracles-including trees that look like crosses, oil spills in the likeness of Jesus, and rust stains like angels, etc.-and who found them, and the ways to become a saint (including the new cybersaint option that costs only $50.) Finally, Heaven and Hell come together in descriptions of what the afterlife looks like in various religions, recipes for angel food cake and devil's food cake, and a look at the legendary Saints and Sinners Balls in Australia.
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