Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Editor’s note: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind explores what it means to be ‘human,’ and the ways that biology and history have defined us. (…) Read more
Prof. Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specializing in world history. His books have been translated into 60 languages, with 27.5 million copies sold worldwide. ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ (2014) looked deep into our past, ‘Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow’ (2016) considered far-future scenarios, and ’21 Lessons for the 21st Century’ (2018) zoomed in on the biggest questions of the present moment.