Publication Date: 12/11/2020 ISBN: 9781787332812 Category:

Sapiens Graphic Novel

Yuval Noah Harari, David Casanave, David Vanderneulen

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publication Date: 12/11/2020 ISBN: 9781787332812 Category:
Hardback

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The first volume of the graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari’s global phenomenon and smash Sunday Times #1 bestseller, with gorgeous full-colour illustrations and a beautiful package – the perfect gift for the curious beings in your life.

One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one-homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us?

In this first volume of the full-colour illustrated adaptation of his groundbreaking book, renowned historian Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind’s creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human”. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens challenges us to reconsider accepted beliefs, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and view specific events within the context of larger ideas.

Featuring 256 pages of full-colour illustrations and easy-to-understand text covering the first part of the full-length original edition, this adaptation of the mind-expanding book furthers the ongoing conversation as it introduces Harari’s ideas to a wider new readership.

Publisher Review

[Sapiens] has been one of the most spectacular publishing successes of the past decade. -- Killian Fox * Observer * Shortly before the pandemic, I read Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari. It's not an exaggeration to say I've thought of it every day since. -- Curtis Sittenfeld * Guardian * The best-selling book by Yuval Noah Harari has been beautifully adapted into a graphic novel just in time for Christmas. The story of humankind is told through the delicate illustrations, bringing science and history together to help us understand how Homo sapiens came to inhabit the Earth. -- Amy Barrett * BBC Science Focus Magazine *

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