Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari


Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age

Annalee Newitz


The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the World

Marie Favereau


On Grand Strategy

John Lewis Gaddis


First Steps: How Upright Walking Made Us Human

Jeremy Desilva


Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari


The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Peter Frankopan


Humankind: A Hopeful History

Rutger Bregman


The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Siddhartha Mukherjee


Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing

Jacob Goldstein


The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

David Graeber and David Wengrow


Civilization and Its Discontents

Sigmund Freud


Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

Jared Diamond


Follow the Flock: How Sheep Shaped Human Civilization

Sally Coulthard