Monthly Archives: February 2015

Apology to Peter Matthiessen

Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen. Modern Library. 912 pp. $18.00. For some years—having read a few things avidly—I avoided the work of Peter Matthiessen. I devoured his book of Zen Journals, Nine-Headed Dragon River, which featured some of the most important figures of American Zen, read it two or three times. I also loved my … Continue reading Apology to Peter Matthiessen