Peter J. Conradi

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Not to be confused with Peter Conradi, another author. For other people with similar names, see Peter Conrad (disambiguation).

Peter J. Conradi (born May 8, 1945[1]) is a British author and academic.

He was educated at the University of East Anglia (BA, 1967), the University of Sussex (MA, 1969) and University College London (PhD, 1983).

Career[edit]

Conradi is known as a biographer, having written Iris Murdoch: A Life, an official biography of his friend Iris Murdoch, and A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson.[2][3] He is English Professor Emeritus at Kingston University.[4]

Conradi also wrote the book, "Going Buddhist: Panic and Emptiness, the Buddha and Me." He is a student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, and follows the Shambhala Buddhist lineage.

Works[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shastri Peter Conradi Elected to Royal Society of Literature , shambhalatimes.org
  2. ^ Frances Wilson (29 July 2012). "A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson by Peter J Conradi – review". The Observer. 
  3. ^ Hughes, Kathryn (2001-11-22). "Iris Murdoch: a life by Peter J Conradi". The Independent. The Independent. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 
  4. ^ "Peter J. Conradi". Seren Books. Retrieved 2010-12-03.