Margaret Atwood is a feminist, an environmental activist and a bestselling writer. Since Trump came to power, some even view her books as prophetic. She’s just been awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
Margaret Atwood's "political intuition" has been honored by the German Book Trade, with the publishing trade body awarding the Canadian author its annual peace prize. It will be presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The story of women upending gender dynamics by means of a mysterious super power has wowed critics and is already being adapted for television. The award is considered the preeminent prize for female writers in English.
Following his shortlisting for the 2017 Man Booker prize, author Amos Oz, Israel's liberal voice of conscience, has taken home the Abraham Geiger Prize in Berlin.
For decades, Rushdie dealt with death threats for his book "The Satanic Verses," yet it hasn't stopped him from speaking his mind. On June 19, the brave author turns 70.
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