21 Lessons for the 21st Century: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)Yuval Noah Harari (author)
- Not available
The Sapiens and Homo Deus author returns to address the most pressing concerns of our time. A bold challenge to liberal complacency that asks readers to truly engage with the events of the present.
Exclusive Edition with transcript of a conversation between Yuval Noah Harari and Natalie Portman
How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions?
What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism?
What should we teach our children?
Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today's most urgent issues. The golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change.
Are we still capable of understanding the world we have created?
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 432
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
'Truly mind-expanding... Ultra-topical... Harari's big selling point [is] the ambition and breadth of his work, smashing together unexpected ideas into dazzling observations.' - The Guardian
'Erudite, illuminating, vivid. [Harari's] lessons suggest new ways of thinking about current problems... a splendid, sobering, stirring call to arms.' - The Sunday Times
'There is surely no one alive who is better at explaining our world than Yuval Noah Harari - he is the lecturer we all wish we'd had at university. Reading this book, I must have interrupted my partner a hundred times to pass on fascinating things I'd just read. Harari has done it again - 21 Lessons is, simply put, a crucial book.' - Adam Kay
'Harari's body of work has set him up as a hugely popular historian of mankind.' - The Daily Telegraph
'...A bracing look at the challenges facing humanity.' - The Sunday Times
'I'm predicting that 21 Lessons for the 21st Century will complete a Harari hat-trick of classics... The clarity of Harari's vision is astonishing... thanks to him, the world makes better sense to many more of us.' - Caroline Sanderson, The Bookseller
'Sweeps the cobwebs out of your brain... Radiates power and clarity, making the world strange and new.' - Sunday Times on Sapiens
'An exhilarating book that takes the reader deep into questions of identity, consciousness and intelligence.' - Observer on Homo Deus
You may also be interested in...
“Imprtant Lessons - Imprtant Read!!”
Harari just has a way of writing that makes it so easy to read, other books in this genre can feel heavy going and irrelevant to you. However Harari connects with the reader giving his insights into the changing... More
“Food for Thought.”
Following on from Yuval Noah Harari's last book - Homo Deus, A Brief History of Tomorrow,this book discusses and explores the urgent issues of today and the challenges facing us.
Yuval divides this book into 5... More
“OMG this is one you have to read”
OMG this is a brilliant and utterly fascinating traits on what life and humanity might be like in the mid 21st Centurt. The author makes many references to 2050 but despite his very readable and eloquently put... More
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?
Please note that owing to current COVID-19 restrictions, many of our shops are closed. Find out more by clicking here.