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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - geza.tatrallyay - www.librarything.com
This is a winner. The author cuts across disciplines to explore the history of humankind. What emerges is a picture of an inherently clever and creative but ultimately destructive beast. Along the way ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dpevers - www.librarything.com
These were difficult reads, only because I had to stop and think so often about the questions he raised. Sapiens was the more difficult. I was a bit disappointed in Homo deus, as he reached the climactic discussion of Home deus and then there were more chapters on what might lie beyond. Read full review