Peter Matthiessen is the author of numerous books of fiction and nonfiction including The Snow Leopard (for which he won the National Book Award in 1978), Far Tartuga, In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, The Nine-Headed Dragon: Zen Journals, etc. Another of his collection of short stories is titled On The River Styx.
Jun 01 1989
An Interview with Peter Matthiessen
“If you find yourself coming back the next day and erasing more of the so-called improvements than you keep, you’d better get the hell out of that book.”
“We all must make an effort for the betterment of mankind, even though we know it won’t do any good.”