James Geary

James Geary

James Geary, deputy curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, is the author of 'Wit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It,' 'I Is an Other: The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World,' the New York Times best-selling 'The World in a Phrase: A Brief History of the Aphorism' and 'Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists.' He likes to juggle.

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    • Wit's End

    • What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It
    • By: James Geary
    • Narrated by: David de Vries, JD Jackson, Janet Metzger
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
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    In this audiobook, James Geary explores every facet of wittiness. Geary reasons that wit is both visual and verbal, physical and intellectual: there’s the serendipitous wit of scientists, the crafty wit of inventors, the optical wit of artists, and the metaphysical wit of philosophers....

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