Reviews and Press Coverage for Not Even Wrong

UK edition

Nothing gained in search for 'theory of everything', Robert Matthews, Financial Times, June 2, 2006.
(also available here)

The dean of debunking, John Cornwell, The Sunday Times, June 11, 2006.

Just as you've solved every problem in the Universe, the string breaks, Anjana Ahuja, The Times, June 12, 2006.

String weary, Amanda Gefter, New Scientist, July 1, 2006.

Stringing us along, John Horgan, Prospect, August 2006 (also available here).

String theory gets knotted, Gordon Fraser, Physics World, August 2006.

Strung Out, Guy Rundle, Australian Financial Review, August 4, 2006.

Discussion of NEW by Paul Davies,  The Science Show, ABC Radio National (Australia), August 12, 2006.

Loose ends and Gordian knots of the string cult
, Philip Anderson, Times Higher Education Supplement, August 25, 2006.

Hold fire! This epic vessel has only just set sail..., Leonard Susskind, Times Higher Education Supplement, August 25, 2006.

All Strung Up, The Economist, September 14, 2006.

Review, Steven Poole, The Guardian, September 16, 2006.

String theory: Is it science's ultimate dead end?, Robin McKie, The Observer, October 8, 2006.

Blog Life: Not Even Wrong, Physics World, May 2007.

US edition

Has string theory tied up better ideas in physics?  Sharon Begley, The Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2006.
(available for free on-line here)

Review, Publisher's Weekly, July 24, 2006.

String theory is 'not even wrong, Jeffrey Bairstow,  LaserFocusWorld, August 2006

The Unraveling of String Theory, Michael Lemonick, Time Magazine, August 14, 2006.

No Strings Attached, Jack W. Weigel, Library Journal, August 15, 2006.

No Strings Attached, Charles Seife, Seed Magazine, August/September 2006.

Tangled Up In Strings
, Tim Folger, Discover Magazine, September 2006.

The Inelegant Universe, George Johnson, Scientific American, September 2006.

A Great Unraveling, Tom Siegfried, New York Times Sunday Book Review, September 17, 2006.

Resisting the Supremacy of String Theory, Anthony Doerr, Boston Globe, September 17, 2006.

String Theory: Hanging on by a Thread?, Dan Vergano, USA Today, September 19, 2006.

Is String Theory Unraveling?, JR Minkel, Scientific American, September 25, 2006.

Six Numbers in Search of a Theory, Michael Shermer, New York Sun, September 27, 2006.

Is String Theory Unraveling?, Keith Devlin, NPR Weekend Edition Saturday, September 30, 2006.

Unstrung, Jim Holt, The New Yorker, October 2, 2006.

Theorists Snap Over String Pieces, Geoff Brumfiel, Nature, October 5, 2006.

Strung Along
, K.C. Cole, LA Times, October 8, 2006. (Note: this review contains defamatory material that is pure fabrication by the reviewer)

String Theory Wars
, Chronicle of Higher Education, October 13, 2006.

Plucking at the Threads of String Theory, Fred Bortz, Dallas Morning News, October 15, 2006.

Fit to be Tied
,  Peter Weiss, Science News, October 21, 2006.

Tied Up With String?,  Editorial, Nature Physics, November 2006.

Why Do We Exist? Don't Look to the Stubborn String Theorists
,  James M. Gardner, The Oregonian, November 5, 2006.

Strung Out, Matt Hotz, Philadelphia City Paper, November 8,2006.

Strung Out, David Lindley, Wilson Quarterly, Autumn 2006.

A Rare Contribution to the Rant Literature in the Sciences,  Robert P. Crease, The Skeptical Inquirer, Nov./Dec. 2006.

Scrutinizing String Theorists and Their Future, Kannan Jagannathan, Physics Today, December 2006.

All Strung Out?, Joseph Polchinski, American Scientist, Jan./Feb. 2007.  Blog posting by reviewer at Cosmic Variance.

Unstrung Heroes, John Sedgwick, 02138 Magazine, Winter 2007.

Stringing Us Along, David Minot Weld, Science and Spirit, January 2007.

Book Review, David Conn Henry, Journal of Scientific Exploration.

M is for Messy, Martin Gardner,  The New Criterion, April 2007.

On String Theory,  Ansar Fayyazuddin, Against the Current, July/August 2007.

Blog and Other Online Coverage

Review by John Walker,  Fourmilog, June 8, 2006.

The String Theory Backlash, Cosmic Variance, June 19, 2006.

String Theory A Disaster for Physics?  Slashdot, June 23, 2006.

String Theory,  Quark Soup, June 24, 2006.

Pulling the Plug on Strings,  The Scientific Curmudgeon, June 29, 2006.

Our Official Non-Endorsement,  Axes and Alleys, July 1, 2006.

Review, Science a GoGo, July 6, 2006.

Peter Woit's Not Even Wrong, Backreaction, July 10,2006.

Review by Aaron Bergman, The String Coffee Table, August 19, 2006.

Review,  Popular Science web-site (only book on the site that is "unrated'!)

Review, Uncertain Principles, September 12, 2006.

A Theory of Nothing?, Capitalist Imperialist Pig, September 20, 2006.

Review, (Davide Castelvecchi), October 10, 2006.

Review, Mathephysique (Fabien Besnard), October 29, 2006.

Pulling Strings, Hafta Magazine, November 6, 2006.

Review,  Nick Schweitzer, Blogcritics,  November 14, 2006.

Post-modern Physics?, Kavanna, December 18, 2006.

Stringing Up String Theory, Karen Schrock, Scienceline, December 28, 2006.

Radio, Podcasts, etc.

BBC Radio Today Program, July 27, 2006.

This Week in Science, September 19, 2006.

Are We Alone? (SETI Radio Program), September 20, 2006.

Interview with John Horgan,  August, 2006.

The String Wars,  talk by George Johnson at KITP (with audience participation), October 20, 2006.

The Current (CBC Radio Program)
, November 24, 2006.

Strings in der Krise, Deutschlandfunk, December 17, 2006.

The Empire Strikes Back

The Universe on a String
,  Brian Greene,  New York Times, October 20, 2006.

The Big Idea That Won't Die
, Jim Cline, Ottawa Citizen, October 23, 2006.