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Philip Hoare’s books include biographies of Stephen Tennant and Noël Coward, the historical studies, Wilde’s Last StandSpike Island, and England’s Lost Eden. His book Leviathan or, The Whale won the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction. His last book, The Sea Inside, was published in 2013. His new book, RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR, is published by Fourth Estate (summer 2017), the University of Chicago Press (spring 2018), and Atico de los Libros (autumn 2018).

Out of a tempestuous sea, fantastical stories of drowned poets, eccentric artists and magical animals, slipping between species and gender, all bound by the profound ocean.

‘Rich and strange from the tip of its title to its deep-sunk bones’, Robert Macfarlane.

An experienced broadcaster, curator and filmmaker, he wrote and presented the BBC Arena film The Hunt for Moby-Dick. He is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Southampton, and curator of the Moby-Dick Big Read, www.mobydickbigread.com

 

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'I praise the ordinary because it is not.' Dennis Minsky: The Sand Jointweed, a Tiny Miracle t.co/5AjP0GE3Go

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brilliant piece of writing on Southampton's lost sea by @Matthieukk t.co/OFsPeWDVo9

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Virginia Woolf said that to be a writer, a woman needed money & a room of her own. @RSLiterature want to know what… t.co/gJkPtZ2KzM

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This one goes out to all the cold water swimmers on the other side of the Atlantic.... t.co/WkTsPYx6dt

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