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Maybe it was a viral pandemic, or an asteroid strike, or perhaps nuclear war. Whatever the cause, the world as we know it has ended and you and the other survivors must start again.

What key knowledge would you need to start rebuilding civilisation from scratch?

The Knowledge is a journey of discovery, a book which explains everything you need to know about everything. This is a quick-start guide for rebooting civilisation which will transform your understanding of the world – and help you prepare for when it’s no longer here…

The Knowledge is a New York Times and Sunday Times best-seller, and the Sunday Times ‘New Thinking’ Book of the Year.


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The Knowledge is also available in  Translations in a number of in different languages.

Knowledge_audiobookThe Knowledge is also available as an audiobook [] [] [] [] [] [iTunes]. The audiobook is unabridged and available as either audio CDs or MP3s. It is narrated by the remarkable John Lee, who has also narrated some of my favourite novels by Alistair Reynolds and Peter F. Hamilton. You can listen to a free sample of the audiobook here or on SoundCloud.