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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Paperback – 30 Apr 2015

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  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage; 01 edition (30 April 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0099590085
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099590088
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 3.7 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 2,073 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"I would recommend Sapiens to anyone who’s interested in the history and future of our species" (Bill Gates)

"Interesting and provocative… It gives you a sense of how briefly we’ve been on this Earth" (Barack Obama)

"Jaw dropping from the first word to the last… It may be the best book I’ve ever read" (Chris Evans)

"Tackles the biggest questions of history and the modern world… Written in unforgettably vivid language" (Jared Diamond)

"Startling... It changes the way you look at the world" (Simon Mayo)

"Sapiens is a starburst of a book, as enjoyable as it is stimulating" (Sunday Express)

"One of the best books I’ve read recently… Gives an excellent overview of how our species has developed" (Lily Cole)

"Sweeps the cobwebs out of your brain… Radiates power and clarity, making the world strange and new" (Sunday Times)

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What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? This bestselling history of our species challenges everything we know about being human.

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