• "An intellectual adventure story of the best sort - elegantly written, thought-provoking, and full of biographical riches"

    Sarah Bakewell, author of How To Live: A Life of Montaigne... and At the Existentialist Café
  • "Engaging, deeply thought-provoking and brilliantly written, The Reinvention of Humanity is a walk in the shoes of giants. Charles King takes you on an unforgettable journey as daring anthropologists unravel the profound mysteries of culture and mankind, and discover that they, too, were only human"

    David Hoffman, author of The Dead Hand and The Billion Dollar Spy