• RRP: £9.99
  • You Save: £5.99 (60%)
FREE UK Delivery on book orders dispatched by Amazon over £10.
In stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Sapiens: A Brief History ... has been added to your Basket
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

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

4.7 out of 5 stars 1,918 customer reviews

See all 17 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
£2.29 £1.99
Promotion Message Two for £7 on Selected Paperbacks 1 promotion

Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
click to open popover

Frequently bought together

  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
  • +
  • Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
  • +
  • Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
Total price: £11.99
Buy the selected items together

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

All Amazon Original Books on Sale
Browse a selection of over 160+ Kindle Books currently on sale. Learn more

Product details

  • 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 1,918 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 9 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description


"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)

Book Description

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.

See all Product description

Customer reviews

Read reviews that mention

Top customer reviews

8 September 2014
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Comment| 69 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
7 October 2014
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Comment| 139 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
9 November 2015
Format: Paperback
Comment| 159 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

Most recent customer reviews

Pages with related products. See and discover other items: animal man, animal stories, social media, world of art, business law, business books

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?