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Review of Jim Holt's Why Does the World Exist?

Michael Roth | Posted 04.13.2013 | Home
Michael Roth

Why do we lose those we love? Why do important parts of our world vanish? These are not questions for a detective story, existential or not. But they are the questions to which, in the end, Holt's wonderfully ambitious book leads us.

Why Does the World Exist?

Glyn Vincent | Posted 10.28.2012 | Home
Glyn Vincent

In Jim Holt's lively, bestselling book, Why Does The World Exist?, the author informs us the very phrase, Big Bang, was coined by a cosmologist, Sir Fred Hoyle, who disagreed with the conception of a universe-creating explosion.

NJ Man Gets Out Of Paying $19,000 Back In Benefits | Posted 10.06.2012 | Money

Jim Holt is off the hook for $19,295. After collecting 19 months of unemployment benefits, the checks suddenly stopped coming. When he asked why, ...