Yuval Noah Harari

A Brief History of Humankind

‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ by Yuval Noah Harari is a bestselling non-fiction book, that takes us on a breath-taking ride through the entire history of our species – from our evolutionary roots to the age of capitalism and genetic engineering. Through its multidisciplinary, epic exploration of developments like the advent of agriculture, the creation of money, the spread of religion and the rise of the nation state, ‘Sapiens’ seeks to uncover why we humans are the way we are, and how we rose from insignificant animals to the rulers of planet Earth.