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10-12-2014

Jaron Lanier receives the 2014 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The American computer scientist, musician and writer Jaron Lanier was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade today. The ceremony took place in the Church of St. Paul in Frankfurt before roughly 1,000 invited guests, including Monika Grütters, German State Minister of Culture. The speech honoring this year's recipient was given by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament.