Yuval Noah Harari is working on a mid-level book series | USA News®

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NEW YORK (AP) — Israeli historian, philosopher and author Yuval Noah Harari has begun work on a four-volume series on a favorite subject: the history of mankind.

Penguin Random House announced on Wednesday that the first volume in its “Unstoppable Us” series, subtitled “How Humans Took Over the World,” will be released worldwide on October 18. Bright Matters Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, will publish it. in the United States The books will be illustrated by Ricard Zaplana Ruiz.

“‘Unstoppable Us’ is the book I wanted to read as a kid,” Harari said in a statement. “It tells the story of humans from when we were just apes living in the savannah, to when we almost became – like flying in airplanes and spaceships. It’s a fun book – hope young readers won’t want to put it down – and it’s also very serious, aiming to preoccupy you with the questions it raises.

Harari, 46, is known for books such as “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” and “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow”.

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