by Peter Matthiessen
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July 1, 2014 Astrophysicist Adam Frank shares his summer reading list. As one would expect, it's heavy on science fiction and soul searching.
April 6, 2014 Matthiessen was a spy, a naturalist, a well-regarded activist and a three-time winner of the National Book Award — for both fiction and nonfiction. He died of acute myeloid leukemia.
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September 5, 2011 Author Marc Kaufman recommends this tale of an explorer on the hunt for a rare animal — and something more. The Snow Leopard shows that while we can't always find what we're looking for, we still get what we need.
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