PhD candidate, Department of Physics
Member of the Mariana Frank Research Group
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
By Yuval Noah Harari
Harari provides a broad overview of human history from an evolutionary perspective. He starts with the very beginning of the evolutionary chain and flashes forward to the present day, where he offers reasons for why and how humans ended up in today’s situation.
The book also includes the entire scientific reference list that support Harari’s claims.