Ian McEwan to Be Awarded 2011 Jerusalem Book Prize

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson, President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has announced that Ian McEwan will be awarded the Jerusalem Prize during this year’s Jerusalem International Book Fair, which takes place from February 20-25. The Jerusalem Prize is awarded biennially to a writer whose work best expresses and promotes the idea of “freedom of the individual in society.” It …

More Congratulations for Mario Vargas Llosa on His Nobel Win

In News by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox In today’s Frankfurt print edition of Publishing Perspectives, we ran a story about Peruvian-born author Mario Vargas Llosa’s Nobel Prize win, featuring quotes from some of his international publishers.  One quote that came in after the issue went to press was from the UK. Faber & Faber Chief Executive Stephen Page said, “We are absolutely thrilled …