Peter Matthiessen

Peter Matthiessen

An Author’s Reflections

Meet a great modern nature writer.


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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Renowned author, naturalist, and activist Peter Matthiessen discusses his books and travels and reveals the only adventure he’s ever regretted.

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Peter Matthiessen is a renowned novelist, nature writer, environmental activist, and Zen master. The New York Times Book Review calls him “one of our greatest modern nature writers.” He has written more than 30 books and is one of the few American writers ever to win a National Book Award for both fiction and nonfiction.

Matthiessen has traveled to the far reaches of South America, Asia, and Africa.

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WHERE TO WATCH

Big Ten Network

Monday, January 11 at 3pm
Tuesday, January 12 at 1am

WPSU

Thursday, January 21 at 9pm

ABOUT THE HOST

Veteran interviewer Patty Satalia hosts in-depth conversations with a broad range of remarkable people.


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