‘A view to krill: the first history of the most remote ocean’

Review by Lucy Jakub for Harper’s Magazine, March 2020

Discussed in this essay:

Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean, by Joy McCann. University of Chicago Press. 256 pages. $28.
The Curious Life of Krill: A Conservation Story from the Bottom of the World, by Stephen Nicol. Island Press. 216 pages. $30.
Vanishing Fish: Shifting Baselines and the Future of Global Fisheries, by Daniel Pauly, foreword by Jennifer Jacquet. Greystone Books. 304 pages. $29.95.


In the Wake of Scott & Shackleton, 2018, a drawing by Peter Anderson, of a voyage inspired by the early-twentieth-century expeditions led by Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton © The artist

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