Sapiens is a very entertaining read. It presents the history of humankind in its integrity and search to make sense out of it all.
It’s a well researched and well written book, but by choosing to present a specific theory on how cultures and human groups evolve and interact, it gives to its narration of history the aspect of an ultimate truth. I was slightly put off by this aspect of the book. I found it interesting that Jared Diamond’s praise was on the cover of my copy of the book, as similar critics have been made of his book “Guns, Germs and Steel”.
I still think that Harari’s book is worth reading as it raises good questions and gives a good introduction to history in a book that is easy and enjoyable to read.