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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Yuval Noah Harari

Narrated By: Derek Perkins

Publisher: Random House UK

Date: April 2015

Duration: 15 hours 20 minutes


THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERPlanet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us.

We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens?In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where we're going.Sapiens is a thrilling account of humankind's extraordinary history from the Stone Age to the Silicon Age and our journey from insignificant apes to rulers of the world

'It tackles the biggest questions of history and of the modern world, and it is written in unforgettably vivid language. You will love it!' Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs and Steel


  • Samantha P

    thought provoking I loved every minute of it and the narrator did an excellent job

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  • Billy L

    Amazing book with great, mind-blowing insights to human history and the modern world. Definitely would recommend everyone to read this book!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Ramya K

    Easy to understand and very thought provoking. The narration is excellent making the experience even more enjoyable.

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  • Peter C

    Thought provoking, reads well.

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  • Brian B

    Great read (listen). A great perspective on history and life

  • Teri M

    Excellent narration, very informative and thought provoking.

  • Alison S

    The author fantastically managed to sweed across thousands of years of human history, always keeping the present day relevance in sight. The writing itself was absolutely matched by some really great narration, 100% recommend this to everyone!

  • Anishay R

    One of the most intensely thought provoking books I have ever read.

  • Chris M

    Great listening and narration

  • Ray U

    Excellent narration by Derek Perkins of Yuval Noah Hararis "brief history of everything". A great starting point for those who wish to delve deeper into anyting form the crusades to artificial intelligence.