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Peter Matthiessen, Co-Founder Of The Paris Review, Dies At 86

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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Since Genocide, Rwanda's Women Have Helped Lead The Recovery

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Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel [Le Grande Porte De Kiev] Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy (conductor)
Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for piano [The Tuileries Gardens]
Three Marias Andy Summers
Badder Than Bullets Tommy Guerrero
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Rape On Campus: Painful Stories Cast Blame On Colleges

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Left Bank Air
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#CancelColbert Let Asian-Americans Call Out The Real Ding-Dongs

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Barefoot Adventure Bud Shank
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Lydia Davis' New Collection Has Stories Shorter Than This Headline

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Peter Matthiessen, shown here at his New York house in 2004, was a Zen Buddhist priest, a spy, an activist and a well-respected writer of both fiction and nonfiction. Ed Betz/AP hide caption

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Peter Matthiessen, Co-Founder Of The Paris Review, Dies At 86

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My Last Chance Steve Tibbetts, Marc Anderson et. al.
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