21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.

How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children?

Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today's most urgent issues. The golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change.
Are we still capable of understanding the world we have created?

... compelling... Harari has teed up a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the 21st century' Bill Gates, New York Times

'Truly mind-expanding... Ultra-topical' Guardian

'21 Lessons is, simply put, a crucial book' Adam Kay

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User Review  - KamGeb - LibraryThing

Interesting book. A lot of the ideas were intriguing. Even though I disagree with some of the ideas, they made me think. I also thought it was interesting how some of Andrew Yang's platform was the same as this book. Read full review

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User Review  - writemoves - LibraryThing

As I read this book, I was overwhelmed by the number and quality of insights, observations, predictions and analyses made about a variety of topics covering history, technology, business, science ... Read full review

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About the author (2019)

Yuval Noah Hararihas a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specialising in world history. His two books, Sapiens- A Brief History of Humankindand Homo Deus- A Brief History of Tomorrow, have become global bestsellers, with more than 12 million copies sold, and translations in more than forty-five languages.

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