What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? This bestselling history of our species challenges everything we know about being human.
**THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER**
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'Interesting and provocative...
'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.
**ONE OF THE GUARDIAN'S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE 21st CENTURY**
PRAISE FOR SAPIENS:
'Jaw-dropping from the first word to the last... It may be the best book I've ever read' Chris Evans
'Startling... It changes the way you look at the world' Simon Mayo
'I would recommend Sapiens to anyone who's interested in the history and future of our species' Bill Gates
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 *
Jaw-dropping from the first word to the last… It may be the best book I’ve ever read * Chris Evans *
Tackles the biggest questions of history and the modern world… Written in unforgettably vivid language * Jared Diamond *
Startling... It changes the way you look at the world * Simon Mayo *
Sapiens is a starburst of a book, as enjoyable as it is stimulating * Sunday Express *
One of the best books I’ve read recently… Gives an excellent overview of how our species has developed * Lily Cole *
Sweeps the cobwebs out of your brain… Radiates power and clarity, making the world strange and new * Sunday Times *
- Short-listed for Royal Society of Biology Book Award 2015 (UK)
Dimensions: 196mm x 128mm x 38mm