Travels to our deep past and near future
Title: A Letter to Layla
Author: Ramona Koval
Summary:The biggest questions have been asked, pondered over, experimented with and for some parts understood to a very accurate degree, yet some of the answers and the details are still so far away from us. Much loved writer and award winning journalist Ramona Koval travels the globe to explore the past and the future of humanity. From studies and interviews with paleo-archeologists at the top of their field explaining and exploring the beginnings of homosapiens and the human animal, all the way to meeting and discussing the future of humans with futurists and the people behind the next generation of robots. If you have questions about the big questions, this is a great place to start.
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A fantastic story of humanity that took me by surprise. I really enjoyed a letter to Layla, I found it compelling and engaging and it provided some amazing insight into human history and future. The title threw me a bit and I wasn’t sure what I was going to be reading about. It definitely delivered.
Written in a journalists story telling tone.
Provides real scientific insight into human history
A lot of science written by a non-scientist which in a way breaks down the language barrier.
Only provides surface level info about most topics.
More detail on the past than the future.
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