GQ Lists Bible Among Books Not Worth Reading, Novelist Calls Scripture ‘Foolish,’ ‘Ill-Intentioned’

The editors of GQ Magazine recently released a list of “21 Books You Don’t Have to Read,” as they asked a number of novelists and several staff members to weigh in on “great books” that they believe have not “aged well,” as well as what publications they would recommend instead. One novelist cited the Bible, calling it “repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious,…