Suggested Readings 2021 - Booktober 2021

Books for Adults

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Booklist – General Adult

1. Sapiens – a brief history of humankind is by historian Yuval Noah Harari spent 44 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. If you have any interest at all in what makes you ‘you’, grab a hold of this book. Did you know homo sapiens were simply one type of human roaming the earth tens of thousands of years ago? There were at least six others, including the ones we know most about, the Neanderthals. Harari walks us right through our history, from hunter gatherers, through the agricultural period, right up to our current digitally-connected selves today. It’s highly readable and absolutely engrossing.

2. Banks by journalist and author Grantlee Keiza, is described as ‘a rich and rollicking biography of one of...

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