Philip Hoare is a journalist and author of non-fiction books. He has been fascinated by cetaceans from an early age and his book Leviathan (2008) won the 2009 Samuel Johnson Prize.
30 September 2014 02:31 PM
Perhaps we could start by getting rid of the idea of a cycling ‘community’
19 February 2014 12:00 AM
On the 20th anniversary of Derek Jarman's death, his friend Philip Hoare reflects on his legacy
09 January 2014 12:00 AM
Yes, council estates and drain covers can be beautiful too, argues Philip Hoare as a new exhibition in Southampton demonstrates
03 October 2013 05:13 PM
Without drastic action, the damage will be catastrophic
21 August 2013 08:00 PM
A full programme of Britten's works at the Proms culminates in a semi-staged performance of Michael Grandage's acclaimed Glyndebourne production of the story of an outsider fighting the establishment
14 August 2013 07:30 PM
Festivals are nothing new, despite their contemporary popularity. From the extraordinary eruptions of outdoor religious revival gatherings to vegetarian, teetotal, anti-vaccinationist rallies, Philip Hoare charts their history
13 August 2013 03:07 PM
So often it is absence rather than presence provides the poignancy
10 August 2013 12:00 AM
'I was about to be admitted to a place out of my dreams and nightmares'
28 July 2013 01:17 PM
As National Maritime Week opens we need to adjust our approach to these creatures
24 July 2013 08:30 PM
From evolutionary theory to art and literature, water has shaped human development as this remarkable exhibition reveals.
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