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James Geary

Metaphors & Aphorisms

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Thursday, February 11, 2010
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge
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James Geary is an author and journalist based in London. A writer for Time Magazine for more than a decade where he wrote about everything from neuroscience to politics. Geary was founding editor of timeeu​rope​.com, and Times Europe editor. The author of the bestseller The World in a Phrase: A Brief History of the Aphorism and Geary’s Guide to the World’s Greatest Aphorists. Geary will discuss the short, funny, philosophical sayings known as aphorisms. His presentation includes a mix of memoir, literary history, and live juggling. With support from the Institute for the Humanities.


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