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10 May 2016

Sapiens, by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens is one of the most fascinating books I’ve read in a long time. It was a best-seller, and the adjectives in the many reviews you can find online are all equally accurate: “highly intellectual and compulsively readable,” “encyclopedic … concise but eloquent, both skeptical and opinionated.” The book takes as its mission a survey of the origins and successes of our species, the side effects of those successes, and …


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