Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari



Factual/non fiction



I rate this High 5/5

What can I say…. sometimes a gem of a book finds it way into your hands.

The book gives a broad scope from early humankind all the way through human history and questions for the future.  Clearly well researched with lots of time, energy, and passion invested in it.  This really does show, as the concepts spring off the page and make you think.

So what are these concepts?  The book ranges from the origin of writing and maths, through to tantalising us about the future of humanity.  Will we survive?  It takes you through human history with an easy-to-read style.  Parts that are already familiar to the reader e.g. evolution may be lightly read.  However, concepts which the reader may be new to (in my case economics) are very manageable and engaging.  In all the book holds something to satisfy most curiosities….or if not satisfy, then to compel one to follow up the bibliography and venture into unknown reading territory.  This is the mark of an excellent book, that the reader desires to want to delve deeper into topics!

How did I come to this book?

I love the topic

4 thoughts on “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

    1. Thank you jennifertarheelreader, it was lovely to wake up and see your reply xx I am like a little bird…..if I find a gem of a book I will sing its praises to the book blogging community. It is a wonderful book xx

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