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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Derek Perkins

15 Hours 18 Minutes

Random House UK

April 2015

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Brought to you by Penguin.

**Over 1 million copies sold**
**The Sunday Times #1 bestseller**

FIRE gave us power

FARMING made us hungry for more

MONEY gave us purpose

SCIENCE made us deadly

This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history – from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

'Sapiens is the sort of book that sweeps the cobwebs out of your brain... Harari's writing radiates power and clarity, making the world strange and new' - The Sunday Times

'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

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