Watch the inaugural Penguin talk from Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens.
International bestselling author to address 300 schoolchildren on some of the most pressing issues facing their generation, hosted by comedian Russell Brand.
In an age where trust in politicans is constantly contested, we asked 21 Lessons for the 21st Century author Yuval Noah Harari where they have gone wrong, and what might come next.
How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari explores the immediate future of humankind through his latest book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. Read the full transcript below.
All you need to know about Sapiens author Yuval Noah Harari's upcoming new book 21 Lessons for the 21st century, which covers today's urgent issues from terrorism to fake news
A useful discussion guide for book clubs and reading groups talking about Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens.
Prof Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specialising in World History. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind has become an international phenomenon attracting a legion of fans from Bill Gates and Barack Obama to Chris Evans and Jarvis Cocker, and is published in 65 languages worldwide. It was a Sunday Times Number One bestseller and was in the Top Ten for over nine months in paperback. His follow-up to Sapiens, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow was also a Top Ten Bestseller and was described by the Guardian as 'even more readable, even more important, than his excellent Sapiens'. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, was a Number One Bestseller and was described by Bill Gates as 'fascinating' and 'crucial'. Harari worked closely with renowned comics illustrator Daniel Casanave and co-writer David Vandermeulen to create his latest book, an adaptation of his first bestseller, Sapiens Graphic Novel: Volume 1.
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