Philip Hoare

Philip Hoare (born 1958, Southampton) is a writer, curator and broadcaster. He is the author of seven works of non-fiction, including Leviathan or, The Whale which won the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize. His new book, RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR, will be published later this year. Hoare is professor of creative writing at the University of Southampton, and co-curator, with Angela Cockayne, of the Moby Dick Big Read.

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Philip Hoare reads from The Sea Inside

Our Whale Cultures event has now sold out, but if you weren’t able to get a ticket, and indeed even if you were, here’s a short clip of Philip Hoare reading from his latest book The Sea Inside at the London Review ...

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