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Jim Holt


Jim Holt is a longtime contributor to the New Yorker, where he has written on string theory, time, infinity, numbers, jokes, logic, truth, and bullsh*t. He also contributes regularly to The New York Times, the New York Review of Books, and the London Review of Books. His 2012 book Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for General Nonfiction and was named one of the “Ten Best Books of the Year” by The New York Times Book Review. It has been published worldwide in 18 languages.

Past Programs Featuring Jim Holt

Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sunday, May 31, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm