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Jim Holt

Jim Holt, a prominent essayist and critic on philosophy, mathematics, and science, is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review and the New York Review of Books. He lives in New York City.

Books by Jim Holt

  1. Book CoverWhy Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story


    The Washington Post Notable Non-Fiction of 2013

    “I can imagine few more enjoyable ways of thinking than to read this book.”—Sarah Bakewell, New York TimesBook Review, front-page reviewMore