Philosopher John Gray’s books include Straw Dogs, Black Mass and The Silence of Animals. A second edition of his essays, Gray’s Anatomy, was published in 2016. He is a regular contributor to the New Statesman.
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.