James Geary is an American-born, London-based writer and the former Europe editor of Time. His most recent book is 'Geary’s Guide to the World's Great Aphorists' which he claims to be the largest collection of aphorisms in the English language.
14 October 2012 12:00 AM
Where would we be without aphorisms, asks James Geary. As a new book of sayings and anecdotes shows, we use them as a way of coping when all else is lost
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