James Geary

James performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on November 12, 2019, speaking on the evening’s theme, “For Good Measure.”

James Geary, author of Wit’s End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It, is also the author of four previous books, including the New York Times bestseller The World in a Phrase, and is the deputy curator at Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism. A sought-after speaker and avid juggler, he lives near Boston, Massachusetts.

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