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Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

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

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Vintage
0099590085 / 9780099590088
Paperback / softback
599.909
30/04/2015
United Kingdom
English
x, 498 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
20 cm
Reprint. Translated from the Hebrew This translation originally published: London: Harvill Secker, 2014.