SAPIENS-a brief History of Humankind, Penguin Random House, 2014: SAPIENS-a brief History of Humankind
English translation copyright © 2014 by Yuval Noah Harari
Cloth edition published 2014
Published simultaneously in the United Kingdom by Harvill Secker First published in Hebrew in
Israel in 2011 by Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir
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Harari, Yuval N., author
Sapiens : a brief history of humankind / Yuval Noah Harari.
Includes bibliographical references.
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1. Civilization–History. 2. Human beings–History. I. Title.
CB25.H37 2014 909 C2014-904589-1
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My mind is blown. I didn’t expect to like Sapiens, but it flows well and it is filled with interesting information. Sapiens explains how we got to where we are and why it went down the way it did. It ... Read full review
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You know without looking that a book subtitled A Brief History of Humankind is an ambitious undertaking. And when you see the book is only 416 pages long, you suspect the author must paint with a ... Read full review