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Sweeps the cobwebs out of your brain... Radiates power and clarity, making the world strange and new * Sunday Times * One of the best books I've read recently... Gives an excellent overview of how our species has developed * Lily Cole * Sapiens is a starburst of a book, as enjoyable as it is stimulating * Sunday Express * Startling... It changes the way you look at the world * Simon Mayo * Tackles the biggest questions of history and the modern world... Written in unforgettably vivid language * Jared Diamond * Jaw-dropping from the first word to the last... It may be the best book I've ever read * Chris Evans * Interesting and provocative... It gives you a sense of how briefly we've been on this Earth * Barack Obama * I would recommend Sapiens to anyone who's interested in the history and future of our species * Bill Gates *. Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it: us. In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where we're going.