21 Lessons for the 21st Century
21 Lessons for the 21st Century – **THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**
In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.
’21 Lessons is, simply put, a crucial book’ Adam Kay
How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children?
Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today’s most urgent issues…show more
Format Paperback | 432 pages
Dimensions 129 x 198 x 31mm | 372g
Publication date 22 Aug 2019
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom
Bestsellers rank 907
Truly mind-expanding… Ultra-topical… Harari’s big selling point [is] the ambition and breadth of his work, smashing together unexpected ideas into dazzling observations. * Guardian * There is surely no one alive who is better at explaining our world than Yuval Noah Harari – he is the lecturer we all wish we’d had at university. Reading this book, I must have interrupted my partner a hundred times to pass on fascinating things I’d just read. Harari has done it again – 21 Lessons is, simply put, a crucial book. — Adam Kay Erudite, illuminating, vivid. [Harari’s] lessons suggest new ways of thinking about current problems… a splendid, sobering, stirring call to arms. * Sunday Times * Fascinating… compelling… [Harari] has teed up a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the 21st century. — Bill Gates * New York Times * The great thinker of our age. * The Times * Harari… is a rare voice of calm reassurance, slicing through the chaos and uncertainty of the modern age. — Allan Hunter * Sunday Express * Harari thrills his readers because he addresses the biggest…show more
About the Author
Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specialising in world history. His two books, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, have become global bestsellers, with more than 12 million copies sold, and translations in more than forty-five languages.