Peter Matthiessen

Type: Person
Name: Peter Matthiessen
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 Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Inspirational Project

Commenting on the extinction of the Great Auk, the recently deceased Peter Matthiessen wrote: “It was a living creature who died needlessly . . . extinct by the hand of man . . . . The finality of extinction is awesome, and not unrelated to the finality ... [Published Vineyard Gazette - Aug 01 2014]
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 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

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

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. ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Filmmaker Robert Gardner, 88

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 ... [Published Harvard Gazette - Jul 07 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 May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Peter Matthiessen's Orientalism

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 ... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 07 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]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 2 reports

Afghan Candidates Promise to Respect Results

(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Trucks and donkeys loaded with ballot boxes made their way to counting centers on Sunday as Afghans and the international community sighed with relief that national elections were held without major violence despite a Taliban threat. ... [Published The China Blog - Apr 06 2014]

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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]
Inspirational Project [Published Vineyard Gazette - Aug 01 2014]
In search of the snow leopard [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 23 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]
Writer Peter Matthiessen Dies at 86 [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - Apr 06 2014]
Writer-environmentalist Peter Matthiessen dies [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 06 2014]
UFW Distorts Cesar Chavez Legacy, Claims He'd S... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 31 2014]
Zuckerberg, UFW Use Cesar Chavez Movie to Push ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 25 2014]
Infinitely Strange Day-to-Day Life: Peter Matth... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 01 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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