So Maybe My Writing Career Is Going Better Than It Ever Has

… but, ever the pessimist, I realize I may have awkward moments like this to look forward to:

“[Holt’s] accounts of his visits with various intellectuals tend to provide comic relief as well. The Oxford physicist David Deutsch, for example, reminds Mr. Holt that he’d once reviewed one of Mr. Deutsch’s books negatively (‘arrogant in tone and marred by leaps of logic’) in The Wall Street Journal. He generously speaks with the groveling Mr. Holt regardless.”

~ from today’s NY Times article about Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?

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