Whales and Dolphins
Leviathan (The Whale) by Phillip Hoare
Philip Hoare is the author of six works of non-fiction. Leviathan or, The Whale, won the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.
An experienced broadcaster, he presented the BBC 2 film The Hunt for Moby-Dick, and directed three films for BBCs Whale Night. He is a visiting fellow at Southampton University, and is currently Leverhulme Artist-in-residence at The Marine Institute, University of Plymouth.