Peter Matthiessen

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Name: Peter Matthiessen
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

In search of the snow leopard

I t took Squamish author Eduard Fischer just six months to write the first draft of his book Chasing the Phantom , but the work was the culmination of almost 30 years of adventure and reflection in the Himalayas.“It was a spiritual quest for me,” Fischer ... [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Martin Named Associate Publisher at Riverhead

Martin worked on campaigns for many of Riverhead's recent bestsellers, including Khaled Hosseini’s And the Mountains Echoed, Junot Díaz’s This Is How You Lose Her, Meg Wolitzer’s The Interestings, Masha Gessen’s The Man Without a Face, Chang-rae Lee’s ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Gardner and Peter Matthiessen - Video

By Richard Rogers, Robert Fulton, July 14th, 2014 In a 1996 interview, Robert Gardner and Peter Matthiessen discuss their 1961 trip to New Guinea, which resulted in Mr. Gardner’s film “Dead Birds” and Mr. Matthiessen’s book “Under the Mountain Wall.”Read ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Fred Grimm: Historic trading post in battle for survival

HOKOLOSKEE -- C Stand on the worn plank veranda behind Ted Smallwood’s Store. Look out across Chokoloskee Bay toward the stipple of mangrove islets that explain why the southwest coast of Florida is known as the Ten Thousand Islands.Survey the same watery ... [Published Miami Herald - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Colson: Greed lurks at the place where Mr. Watson died

A little-known but important bit of Florida history is endangered today, and I’m not talking about the fabled black panthers of the Everglades or some other poor beast being driven to extinction by rampant development and human avarice.In this case, ... [Published Aspen Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Mark Levin: Cesar Chavez Believed Embracing Illegal Immigration Wasn't 'Compassionate'

:10 AM PDT post a commentConservative scholar and talk radio host Mark Levin reminded Americans, including left-wing liberals and even some Republicans, that the late labor leader Cesar Chavez did not think it was compassionate to enable and encourage ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Filmmaker Robert Gardner, 88

R obert Gardner ’48, A.M. ’58, the noted anthropological filmmaker who founded the Peabody Museum’s Film Study Center, died of cardiac arrest at the age of 88. For several years, Gardner taught filmmaking in Harvard’s Department of Visual and Environmental ... [Published Harvard University Gazette - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

July Topanga Library Events

-Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:15 a.m. Toddler Storytime. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Playtime immediately follows storytime.Tuesday, July 8 at 4 p.m. Teen Art: Duct Tape Stuffed Animals. Make your own stuffed animal out of duct tape! ... [Published Topanga Messenger - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Go Local for Your Beach Bag

Beach Bum After-Sun Spray and Beach Hair Sea Salt Spray, both by Made in Montauk Courtesy of Made in MontaukBeach-goers can go local with this all-in-one method of hitting the dunes and supporting South Fork entrepreneurs. Here are some pointers.Skip ... [Published East Hampton Star - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Spaceship Battles, Alien Worlds And Robots!

iStockphotoSo, it's that season again: time to grab a book and lounge by the pool or the lake or on the roof of your apartment. Not a big book with equations, not a book with computer code and not a book about economics or political science. No, it's ... [Published NPR - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Cartoon: Iraq: Now and Zen

(Click to enlarge)Ugh, doing cartoons about Bush administration neocons and Iraq is giving me terrible flashbacks of the early oughts. I never thought I'd spend time thinking about the ill-groomed John Bolton again, but there he was on Fox News, saying ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 6 reports

Author and environmentalist Peter Matthiessen is dead at 86

Award-winning author Peter Matthiessen died at his home on in Sagaponack, N.Y. of leukemia on Saturday. He was 86. Matthiessen was known as a novelist and non-fiction writer as well as for his work as an environmental activist and American Indian rights ... [Published PBS - Apr 06 2014]

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In search of the snow leopard [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 23 2014]
Martin Named Associate Publisher at Riverhead [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 21 2014]
Robert Gardner and Peter Matthiessen - Video [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 14 2014]
Fred Grimm: Historic trading post in battle for... [Published Miami Herald - Jul 13 2014]
Should We Abolish the CIA? [Published Dissent Magazine - Jul 12 2014]
Colson: Greed lurks at the place where Mr. Wats... [Published Aspen Times - Jul 10 2014]
Mark Levin: Cesar Chavez Believed Embracing Ill... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 10 2014]
Mark Levin: Cesar Chavez Believed Embracing Ill... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 10 2014]
Filmmaker Robert Gardner, 88 [Published Harvard University Gazette - Jul 08 2014]
Filmmaker Robert Gardner, 88 [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 07 2014]
July Topanga Library Events [Published Topanga Messenger - Jul 03 2014]
Go Local for Your Beach Bag [Published East Hampton Star - Jul 02 2014]
Spaceship Battles, Alien Worlds And Robots! [Published NPR - Jul 01 2014]
Robert Gardner, at 88; anthropologist reinvente... [Published Boston Globe - Jun 30 2014]
Amazon's picks for best of 2014 (so far) includ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 25 2014]
Peter Matthiessen [Published Telegraph - Jun 24 2014]
Cartoon: Iraq: Now and Zen [Published Daily Kos - Jun 24 2014]
Cartoon: Iraq: Now and Zen [Published Daily Kos - Jun 24 2014]
‘Winter in the Blood’ Q & A [Published Livingston Enterprise - Jun 21 2014]
Nepal: On a walk through the wilderness [Published The Independent - May 16 2014]
Peter Matthiessen's Orientalism [Published 3quarksdaily - May 07 2014]
The International Leonard Peltier Defense Commi... [Published Project Censored - Apr 28 2014]
New At The Library [Published Press and Dakotan - Apr 18 2014]
'In Paradise,' Peter Matthiessen's final novel,... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Apr 17 2014]
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 13, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
A Lesser-Known Legend [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 09 2014]
The Arctic This Week: 31 March – 7 April, 2014 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - Apr 09 2014]
Journalist, naturalist and novelist Peter Matth... [Published PBS - Apr 08 2014]
In Culture News: Federal Support for Live Theat... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 08 2014]
When Peter Matthiessen Was Silenced by his Publ... [Published The Nation: All Blog Posts - Apr 07 2014]
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Mark Levin: Cesar Chavez Believed Embracing Ill... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 10 2014]
Conservative scholar and talk radio host Mark Levin reminded Americans, including left-wing liberals and even some Republicans, that the late labor leader Cesar Chavez did not think it was compassionate to enable and encourage illegal immigration. ...
Filmmaker Robert Gardner, 88 [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 07 2014]
Robert Gardner ’48, A.M. ’58, the noted anthropological filmmaker who founded the Peabody Museum’s Film Study Center, died of cardiac arrest at the age of 88. For several years, Gardner taught filmmaking in Harvard’s Department of Visual and Environmental ...
Cartoon: Iraq: Now and Zen [Published Daily Kos - Jun 24 2014]
(Click to enlarge) Ugh, doing cartoons about Bush administration neocons and Iraq is giving me terrible flashbacks of the early oughts. I never thought I'd spend time thinking about the ill-groomed John Bolton again, but there he was on Fox News, ...
Peter Matthiessen's Orientalism [Published 3quarksdaily - May 07 2014]
Joel Whitney in the Boston Review: When Peter Matthiessen died of leukemia on April 5, The Snow Leopard was one of the standout books of his career. Published in 1978 to wide acclaim, it was twice awarded the National Book Award. But while Matthiessen’s ...
The International Leonard Peltier Defense Commi... [Published Project Censored - Apr 28 2014]
On the Project Censored Show on Pacifica Radio April 26 Peter Phillips interviews Indigo Cantor campaign manager with The International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, regarding the recent passing of Peter Matthiessen author of the book “Spirit of ...
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