Yuval Noah Harari

2017 Longlist

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. ‘Sapiens: A brief history of humankind’, published in 2014, has become an international phenomenon and has been published in nearly 40 languages worldwide. It was in the ‘Sunday Times’ bestseller list for over six months in paperback, and was a ‘New York Times’ top-ten bestseller.

Wellcome Book Prize Achievement

  • Homo Deus

    By Yuval Noah Harari