The World in a Phrase

The World in a Phrase

A Brief History of the Aphorism

By James Geary

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, Paperback, 9781582346168, 229pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2006


For lovers of words and seekers of wisdom, a lively history of aphorisms the oldest written art form and the intriguing people who have penned them, from the Buddha to Emily Dickinson.

About the Author
James Geary is the author of Geary s Guide to the World s Great Aphorists and the New York Times bestseller The World in a Phrase.