21 Lessons for the 21st Century: Exclusive Edition (Paperback)Yuval Noah Harari (author)
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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
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