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

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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.
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