Peter Matthiessen

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Name: Peter Matthiessen
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

'In Paradise,' Peter Matthiessen's final novel, seeks to transform the unspeakable cruelty of Auschwitz into the ineffable

"In Paradise" is Peter Matthiessen’s latest and last book --he died on April 5 at age 86. Set in 1996, the story concerns a group retreat -- Jews, Buddhists, Christians -- being held at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz, established on Polish ... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Peter Matthiessen tackled experience of being human

Peter Matthiessen, who died on April 5 at age 86 of complications from leukemia, was complex, even contradictory, in the most compelling sense. Born into privilege, he attended Hotchkiss boarding school and Yale and founded the Paris Review in 1953 with ... [Published Korea Herald - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

This week's reviews in brief

Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews:"Be Safe I Love You" by Cara Hoffman; Simon & Schuster ($26)Beautifully written and unflinching in its honesty, Cara Hoffman's provocative second novel offers a window into events we'd prefer to ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Matthiessen

Writer and environmentalist.Born: May 22, 1927; Died: April 5, 2014 , who has died aged 86, was a writer andenvironmentalist famous for The Snow Leopard, his account of a tripto the Himalayas after the death of his wife. He was also a majornovelist particularly ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

A Personal Note on Peter Matthiessen, Who Wrote Eloquently of the Natural World

8 April 2014 For an editor, the prospect of working with Peter Matthiessen was intimidating. He was one of our finest writers, and he wrote with such poetic precision and lyrical grace that at first it felt presumptuous to propose any changes to his writing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Editor’s Choice: The final novel of Peter Matthiessen

In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen; Riverhead Books, 244 pages ($27.95). Peter Matthiessen knew this would be his final book. He died of leukemia eight days ago, mere hours before the scheduled publication of this novel, about which he was quoted as saying ... [Published Buffalo News - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Matthiessen tackled elusive experience of being human

MCT• Author and naturalist Peter Matthiessen is photographed at the Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Hills, Calif., on April 27, 1999. Matthiessen died in New York at age 86.Peter Matthiessen, who died Saturday at age 86 of complications from leukemia, was ... [Published Texarkana Gazette - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Peter and Mickey: Rebels of a cause

by WILL RICE This article originally appeared in The Tiger on April 11, 2014 | PRINTLast weekend, America lost two of its finest men. Peter Matthiessen, celebrated author and naturalist, passed away at the age of 86 and beloved actor Mickey Rooney at ... [Published Clemson University Tiger - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Matthiessen inspired us to be our own heroes

Thank you for the April 9 obituary of writer Peter Matthiessen . I first read Mr. Matthiessen in 1979, after the publication of “The Snow Leopard,” the account of his futile search in the Himalayas for that magnificent, nearly extinct creature. It remains ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

In Paradise

A novel about a guided tour through Nazi concentration camps makes for a haunting end to the life and career of 20th-century master Peter Matthiessen. Clements Olin is late getting to Auschwitz. In the winter of 1996 he has flown to Cracow from the United ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Matthiessen Novelist and wilderness writer who co-founded the influential literary magazine The Paris Review

The US writer Peter Matthiessen, who produced such acclaimed works as The Snow Leopard and At Play in the Fields of the Lord, has died aged ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Peter Matthiessen

The death last week of Peter Matthiessen reminded us poignantly of the film he had done with us in 1989. Lost Man’s River has always been a favorite of mine, an absorbing and personal journey into Florida’s Everglades at a moment when Matthiessen was ... [Published PBS - Apr 11 2014]

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AT THE LIBRARY, APRIL 17: What is 'The Unfinish... [Published Foxboro Reporter - 4 hours ago]
'In Paradise,' Peter Matthiessen's final novel,... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - 13 hours ago]
Peter Matthiessen tackled experience of being h... [Published Korea Herald - 14 hours ago]
This week's reviews in brief [Published Idaho Statesman - Apr 16 2014]
Peter Matthiessen [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 15 2014]
Library events: April 24-May 8 [Published Wicked Local Brookline - Apr 14 2014]
A Personal Note on Peter Matthiessen, Who Wrote... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 14 2014]
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 13, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
Editor’s Choice: The final novel of Peter Matth... [Published Buffalo News - Apr 13 2014]
Matthiessen tackled elusive experience of being... [Published Texarkana Gazette - Apr 13 2014]
Notable deaths: Iconic Hollywood great; Obama’s... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Apr 13 2014]
Weekly scorecard [Published Journal-Gazette - Apr 12 2014]
Peter and Mickey: Rebels of a cause [Published Clemson University Tiger - Apr 12 2014]
Peter Matthiessen inspired us to be our own heroes [Published Washington Post - Apr 11 2014]
In Paradise [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 11 2014]
Loss and found [Published Business Standard India - Apr 11 2014]
In the moment, in the presence of... [Published Boothbay Register - Apr 11 2014]
Peter Matthiessen Novelist and wilderness write... [Published Big News Network - Apr 11 2014]
Remembering Peter Matthiessen [Published PBS - Apr 11 2014]
Newly Digitized Photo Archive Takes a Personal ... [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Man of more than letters [Published Boston Phoenix - Apr 09 2014]
Peter Matthiessen Encore [Published CBC - Apr 09 2014]
A Lesser-Known Legend [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 09 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]
News Briefs 09-04-2014 [Published Daily Grail - Apr 09 2014]
The Main Attraction [Published New York Social Diary - Apr 09 2014]
A Note on Peter Matthiessen, Who Wrote Elegantl... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 09 2014]
Peter Matthiessen On Writing And Zen Buddhism [Published Big News Network - Apr 08 2014]
Americans in Paris and a sweat lodge of meaning [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 08 2014]
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'In Paradise,' Peter Matthiessen's final novel,... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - 13 hours ago]
"In Paradise" is Peter Matthiessen’s latest and last book --he died on April 5 at age 86. Set in 1996, the story concerns a group retreat -- Jews, Buddhists, Christians -- being held at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz, established on Polish ...
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 13, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Confronting a New Age of ConsequencesApril 13, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , COP15 , WG3 ...
A Lesser-Known Legend [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 09 2014]
Peter Matthiessen, the writer and naturalist, died of leukemia on Saturday at the age of 86. Jeff Himmelman profiled Matthiessen in a piece published just days before his death ( NYT ): Though Matthiessen is not as well known as some other names ...
The Arctic This Week: 31 March – 7 April, 2014 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - Apr 09 2014]
"Homestead," courtesy of Clare Kines By Kevin Casey ,  Maura Farrell ,   Doris Friedrich and  Seth Myers  The Arctic This Week 2014:13Welcome and thanks for joining us this week! We hope that you find TATW interesting and entertaining to read. ...
In Culture News: Federal Support for Live Theat... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 08 2014]
A Chicken in Every Pot and a Play in Every Garage: A federal tax bill with a footnote to specifically help live theaters just passed the Senate Finance Committee and is receiving vocal support from Neil Patrick Harris, Bryan Cranston and Tyne Daly. ...
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