THE APE & THE WHALE: An Interplay between Darwin and Melville in Their Own WordsNovak, Barbara
96 pp.; 5.25x8.25 inches; illustrated; trade paper.
Charles Darwin and Herman Melville never met, but Novak has put them in the same room and overheard their conversation. Brilliantly selecting what might have been said had they had such an encounter and discussed topics that interested them both.