Yuval Noah Harari
One of the key thinkers of the 21st century, Professor Yuval Noah Harari was born in Haifa, Israel and is currently a lecturer at the Department of History, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
A historian with a specialist focus on macro-history, Harari’s work focuses on mankind’s evolutionary path to its current state, the prospects for future human development and the biggest questions facing the world today. His publications include the global bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – a New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller recommended by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Barack Obama – and Homo-Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow.
Harari's much-anticipated new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is out now.
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?