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What about St. ‘Fluenza Frightus: Patron Saint of Pandemic Panics?

Patron saints—isn’t it time to deputize some new ones, fresh inspirational figures to help us face our uniquely modern problems? At the very least, isn’t it time someone published a funny book based on that idea? Yes: Ron Kanfi’s Saint Misbehavin’ (Running Press, $10) offers dozens of prayer-ready, new-school, scandalously comic icons for every facet of contemporary life.

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