“Sea Lights” by Ruth Symons and Carolina Rabei is a magical seaside storybook about a little girl and her fisherman dad out there at sea at night.
Adam Nicolson Sails Alone at Night Navigating by Stars Like Greek Hero Odysseus
“You only have to sail by the stars once or twice for that connection to remain with you for the rest of your life,” writes Adam Nicolson.
Quotes About Moon, Stars, Darkness and Sea from Books in the Sea Library
“The sea begins with the stars,” wrote Charlotte Runcie. More words about the night sky and moon and sea from Henry Beston, Emily Brontë, Iris Murdoch, Tove Jansson and others.
Six Questions: Matt Gaw about moon, stars and darkness
“I think seeing the stars has probably never been so important. They locate us within the universe, show us where we live and allow us to grasp (even if it is just for a second) the sheer scale of life.” Matt Gaw
“Ahab’s Wife: Or, The Star-Gazer” by Sena Jeter Naslund
From the opening line—”Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last”—you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company of a fascinating woman hero. Inspired by a brief passage in “Moby-Dick”, American writer Sena Jeter Naslund has created an enthralling and compellingly readable saga, spanning a rich, eventful, and dramatic life.
Review: “Salt on Your Tongue” by Charlotte Runcie
Charlotte Runcie’s “Salt on Your Tongue” is a book of stories, legends, myths and songs about the sea, and about women who are left on the shore to take care of the life on land, to wait and hope, while men are in the sea, and about women, who are as dangerous, powerful and mysterious as the sea itself, the mermaids, selkies, sea goddesses and witches.
Review: “RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR” by Philip Hoare
In “RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR”, book by a British writer Philip Hoare, the words of the title are fused together as well as persons, times and events. Philip Hoare has written many books, but this is his third about the watery side of the world. He is deadly in love with the sea and its creatures, including poets, artists, many of them drowned. When you read, you can’t help falling in water like falling in love.