Peter Matthiessen

Type: Person
Name: Peter Matthiessen
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

We Interrupt This Broadcast—for a Novel

I hid my fiction from fellow television news producers out of fear that crafting stories from thin air would be seen as morally suspect. When at last I announced a deal to publish my debut novel, the most common reaction I heard from colleagues, was, ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Charles Bowden, author of probing, lyrical accounts of the Southwest, dies at 69

By ,Charles Bowden, a Southwestern writer who composed probing, poetic accounts of the social effects of poverty, the drug trade and rampant killings along both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border, died Aug. 30 in Las Cruces, N.M. He was 69.His partner, ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Alzheimer’s, a love story

I’d found David’s eyeglasses. Now he was searching for his wallet. We were preparing to leave the house and drive to the Adler Geriatric Center in New Haven for another periodic check-up as we monitored the progression of David’s memory loss. We didn’t ... [Published Salon - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

The rise of Asheville’s literary scene

In the 1980s, Asheville was a sleepy little town with not much going on — parking was free, there weren’t coffee shops on every corner, and few people were to be seen on the streets after dark. Not much going on culturally either, especially when it came ... [Published MountainXpress - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Fiction trove

PETER MATTHIESSEN, a widely admired American writer, died at age 86 in April this year just a few days after the publication of “In Paradise.” The novel capped a lengthy career that included the co-founding of the literary journal The Paris Review and ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Novelist Randy Wayne White rivets audience with fact/fiction tales

August and September are considered low season on Marco, but one would never know it by the crowd of fans who turned out at Sunshine Booksellers to meet and greet author Randy Wayne White.“We are very pleasantly surprised by the turnout coming to see ... [Published News-Press.com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bonac Through and Through

Though Nancy Bennett-Donohue, who celebrated her 103rd birthday on July 29, now lives in Micco, Fla., her roots are Bonac through and through.Mrs. Bennett-Donohue is part of the “posey” Lester family and was born in Amagansett in 1911 to Captain Frank ... [Published East Hampton Star - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lonely Planet legend Don George shares his advice on the craft of travel writing

SINGAPORE — He’s the travel writer who’s teaching budding writers how to become one, thanks to best-selling books such as Lonely Planet’s Guide To Travel Writing (now into its third edition), as well as Tales From Nowhere: Unexpected Stories From Unexpected ... [Published Today Online - Aug 14 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 Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 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, ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Matthiessen

was an author, naturalist and reluctant CIA agent who gave up espionage to champion a different kind of wild life in his bestseller The Snow Leopard Peter Matthiessen, who has died aged 86, was an author and naturalist whose personal landscape was as ... [Published Telegraph - 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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I Did My Daughter's Homework For A Week And It ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 09 2014]
We Interrupt This Broadcast—for a Novel [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 09 2014]
Charles Bowden, author of probing, lyrical acco... [Published Washington Post - Sep 07 2014]
Alzheimer’s, a love story [Published Salon - Sep 07 2014]
The rise of Asheville’s literary scene [Published MountainXpress - Sep 04 2014]
Fiction trove [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 04 2014]
Novelist Randy Wayne White rivets audience with... [Published News-Press.com - Sep 02 2014]
Bonac Through and Through [Published East Hampton Star - Aug 14 2014]
Lonely Planet legend Don George shares his advi... [Published Today Online - Aug 14 2014]
Martin Named Associate Publisher at Riverhead [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 21 2014]
Mark Levin: Cesar Chavez Believed Embracing Ill... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 10 2014]
Filmmaker Robert Gardner, 88 [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 07 2014]
Peter Matthiessen [Published Telegraph - Jun 24 2014]
Cartoon: Iraq: Now and Zen [Published Daily Kos - Jun 24 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]
Author and environmentalist Peter Matthiessen i... [Published PBS - Apr 06 2014]
Afghan Candidates Promise to Respect Results [Published The China Blog - Apr 06 2014]
Afghan Candidates Promise to Respect Results [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 06 2014]
US writer Matthiessen dies aged 86 [Published BBC News - US & Canada - Apr 06 2014]
Naturalist author Peter Matthiessen dies at 86 [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 06 2014]
Peter Matthiessen Dead: Writer And Environmenta... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Apr 06 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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