Guns, Germs and Steel
“Monumental and monumentally good” (William Leith, 4 stars Scotsman)
“A book of big questions, and big answers” (Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens)
“A book of remarkable scope… One of the most important and readable works on the human past” (Nature)
“Fascinating, coherent, compassionate and completely accessible” (Sunday Telegraph)
“A prodigious, convincing work, conceived on a grand scale” (Observer)
About the Author
Jared Diamond is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel, which was named one of TIME’s best non-fiction books of all time, the number-one international bestseller Collapse, and most recently The World Until Yesterday. A professor of geography at UCLA and noted polymath, Diamond’s work has been influential in the fields of anthropology, biology, ornithology, ecology and history, among others.