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Peter Matthiessen - Author


Peter Matthiessen is the author of more than thirty books and the only writer to win the National Book Award for both non-fiction (The Snow Leopard, in two categories, in 1979 and 1980) and fiction (Shadow Country, in 2008). A co-founder of The Paris Review and a world-renowned naturalist, explorer and activist, he died in April 2014.

If you like Peter Matthiessen you might also like to read books by Martin Amis, Howard Jacobson and Richard Ford.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Peter Matthiessen

In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen
In Paradise
Peter Matthiessen
One of the great American writers who should have been much better known in his lifetime, this contemplative, darkly funny, fascinating book was his last. Set during a zen retreat to Auschwitz (which is based on an experience Matthiessen himself...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014

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