Book Of The Week: Sapiens – A Brief History Of Humankind
Tuesday 9 September,Thursday 11 September,Wednesday 10 September, Friday 12 September and Monday 8 September
BBC RADIO 4
Adrian Scarborough reads from Yuval Noah Harari’s ground-breaking account of humankind’s remarkable history, from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.
100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Far-reaching and provocative, Sapiens challenges everything we thought we knew about being human – ending with a look at what lies ahead for humankind.
Abridged by Penny Leicester.
Reader/ Adrian Scarborough, Producer / Gemma Jenkins for the BBC
BBC Radio 4 Publicity
Heard this today – very thought provoking – especially after our meeting last night with Neil KIngsnorth’s talk on Fracking and Climate Change. Steve B. (Don’t know why the schedule is garbled on the right, but you can look it up if you’re interested.)