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Jaron Lanier To Receive 2014 Peace Prize From German Book Trade

Posted at 7:40AM Friday 06 Jun 2014

The German Publishers and Booksellers Association has awarded the 2014 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade (Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels) to American author, computer scientist and musician Jaron Lanier. The 25,000-euro prize has been awarded each year since 1950 to a person who "reflects the German book trade's commitment to the promotion of international understanding."

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