In Memoriam, 1927 - 2014.
We are deeply saddened by the news of Peter Matthiessen’s death.The award-winning author of more than thirty books, world-renowned naturalist, explorer, Buddhist teacher, and political activist, died at 5:15 PM on Saturday April 5, 2014 after an illness of some months. He was eighty-six years old.
Read the New York Times obituary here and a recent New York Times Magazine profile here. Matthiessen’s last and latest book is In Paradise.
(Author photo (c) Linda Girvin)