Sapiens chronicled the course of human history, Homo Deus explored the distant future, and now 21 Lessons for the 21st Century examines the most immediate questions facing humanity, from data privacy to fake news, immigration to climate change. Harari provides the tools to consider these issues, reminding us that “most important of all will be the ability to deal with change…and preserve your mental balance in unfamiliar situations.” A truly insightful book.
- Recommended by Aoife Roantree, Dubray Stillorgan
**FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER SAPIENS**
Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present.
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. The golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change. Are we still capable of understanding the world we have created?