Sapiens: A Brief history of humankind
'Interesting and provocative... It gives you a sense of how briefly we've been on this Earth' Barack Obama
What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens?
One of the world's preeminent historians and thinkers, Yuval Noah Harari challenges everything we know about being human.
Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it: us.
In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where we're going.
|Author||Yuval Noah Harari|
Gave us power
Made us hungry for more
Gave us purpose
Made us deadly
This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rules of the world
"Interesting and provocative... It gives you a sense of perspective on how briefly we've been on this Earth" BARACK OBAMA
"Jaw-dropping from the first world to the last... It may be the best book I've ever read" CHRIS EVANS, BBC RADIO 2
"I would recommend Sapiens to anyone whos interested in the history and future of our species" BILL GATES