James Geary is an author and journalist based in London. A writer for Time Magazine for more than a decade. Geary was founding editor of timeeurope.com, and Time’s 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. His presentation includes a mix of memoir, literary history, and live juggling. With support from the Institute for the Humanities.