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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
$30.00(NZD)  inc GST
Description

**From the author of the phenomenal million copy bestseller Sapiens**
**The Sunday Times #1 bestseller**


 


WAR IS OBSOLETE
You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict


FAMINE IS DISAPPEARING
You are at more risk of obesity than starvation


DEATH IS JUST A TECHNICAL PROBLEM
Equality is out, but immortality is in


WHAT DOES OUR FUTURE HOLD?

Awards

Long-listed for Wellcome Book Prize 2017 (UK).

Reviews

"Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. Above all, it will make you think in ways you had not thought before." -- Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking Fast, and Slow "Spellbinding... This is a very intelligent book, full of sharp insights and mordant wit... It is a quirky and cool book, with a sliver of ice at its heart... It is hard to imagine anyone could read this book without getting an occasional, vertiginous thrill." -- David Runciman Guardian "What elevates Harari above many chroniclers of our age is his exceptional clarity and focus." -- Josh Glancy Sunday Times "A remarkable book, full of insights and thoughtful reinterpretations of what we thought we knew about ourselves and our history... One measure of Harari's achievement is that one has to look a long way back - to 1934, in fact, the year when Lewis Mumford's Technics and Civilization was published - for a book with comparable ambition and scope." -- John Naughton Guardian "I think the mark of a great book is that it not only alters the way you see the world after you've read it, it also casts the past in a different light. In Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari shows us where mankind is headed in an absolutely clear-sighted & accessible manner. I don't normally ask for autographs but I got a bit starstruck & asked him to sign my copy of his book after we'd had a conversation for my show on BBC 6Music. His inscription reads: 'The future is in your hands' - a good thing to remember when such great changes are afoot." -- Jarvis Cocker Mail on Sunday

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781784703936
  • : Random House
  • : Vintage
  • : March 2017
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Yuval Noah Harari
  • : English
  • : 528