"If you look at the long view of human history that we should be thrilled to be alive now." - A.J. Jacobs
"My new favorite book of all time." - Bill Gates
Recommended on Jordan Peterson's website.
Sam Harris picked this as the first book in his Book Club.
"It is the most optimistic book I’ve read in a long time." - Yuval Noah Harari
"There are a few philosophical errors and poor arguments in [this] otherwise excellent book." - David Deutsch
"[One of the] books that helped me think better in 2018." - Michael Mauboussin
"A truly brilliant book, elegantly written, sparkling with wit, driving nails hard home on every page." - Richard Dawkins