Award-winning author Peter Matthiessen will speak about his recent fiction on Wednesday, 3 November 2004, at 4:00 p.m. at Duke University's Perkins Library in the Rare Book Room. Matthiessen's books include The Snow Leopard, The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness, At Play in the Fields of the Lord, and Killing Mister Watson. The event is sponsored by the Department of English and the Duke University Libraries. The discussion will be followed by a book signing and reception. For more information, call 660-5816.