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Description - Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari


What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? Yuval Noah Harari challenges everything we know about being human in the perfect read for these unprecedented times.

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.

'I would recommend Sapiens to anyone who's interested in the history and future of our species' Bill Gates

'Interesting and provocative... It gives you a sense of how briefly we've been on this Earth' Barack Obama


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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099590088
ISBN-10: 0099590085
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 37mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 29-Apr-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Yuval Noah Harari

I encourage all of us, whatever our beliefs, to question the basic narratives of our world, to connect past developments with present concerns, and not to be afraid of controversial issues. Dr Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specialising in World History. His research focuses on broad questions, such as- What is the relation between history and biology? Is there justice in history? Did people become happier as history unfolded? 65,000 people have signed up to his online course, A Brief History of Humankind. Sapiens is an international bestseller and is being published in more than 30 languages worldwide. In 2012 Harari was awarded the annual Polonsky Prize for Creativity and Originality in the Humanistic Disciplines.

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