Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

22/02/2015 8:00 pm

In Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a whirlwind journey across 70,000 years of human existence. The array of humans who inhabited the Earth has dwindled to our own very singular species. Harari traces the momentous discoveries and upheavals that profoundly transformed societies and assesses the merits of the direction in which we now seem to be headed. He will be in conversation with philosopher John Gray.

John Gray

John Gray's most recent book is the highly praised Seven Types of Atheism; his other books include Straw Dogs, Black Mass, The Soul of the Marionette and The Silence of Animals. He has kept feline companions for over thirty years.

Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 65,000 people signed up for his online course, A Brief History of Humankind. He won the Polonsky Prize in 2012 for creativity and originality in the humanistic disciplines.