Rutger Bregman (b. 1988) is one of Europe’s most prominent young thinkers. He has published four books on history, philosophy and economics, and has twice been nominated for the prestigious European Press Prize. The Dutch edition of Utopia for Realists became an international bestseller and has been translated into thirty languages. Bregman writes regularly for the online journal De Correspondent. In the Netherlands, Humankind is number-one bestseller.