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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

In this book, Yuval Noah Harari provides an instruction manual for the present day, how to navigate through the 21st century, to understand it and to focus on the really important questions of life.

Yuval Noah Harari

21 Lessons For the 21st Century provides a kind of instruction manual for the present day to help readers find their way around the 21st century, to understand it and to focus on the really important questions of life. Once again, Harari presents this in the distinctive, informal and entertaining style that already characterized his previous books. The topics Harari examines in this way include major challenges such as international terrorism, fake news and migration, as well as turning to more personal, individual concerns, such as our time for leisure or how much pressure and stress we can take. 

21 Lessons for the 21st Century answers the overarching question: What is happening in the world today, what is the deeper meaning of these events and how can we individually steer our way through them? The questions include what the rise of Trump signifies, whether or not God is back and whether nationalism can help solve problems like global warming.

Few writers of nonfiction have captured the imagination of millions of people in quite the astonishing way Yuval Noah Harari has managed and in such a short space of time. His unique ability to look at where we have come from and where we are going has gained him fans from every corner of the globe. There is an immediacy to this new book which makes it essential reading for anyone interested in the world today and how to navigate its turbulent waters. (From McClelland & Stewart)

21 Lessons for the 21st Century is available in September 2018.

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