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McEwan defends decision to accept Jerusalem Prize

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/books/article/mcewan_defends_decision_to_accept_jerusalem_prize_20110126

British author Ian McEwan defended his decision to accept Israel's Jerusalem Prize. Writing in the the Guardian newspaper Wednesday, McEwan admitted his concerns "about Israel and the situation of the Palestinians, which is worse than ever." However, he maintained that he would go to Jerusalem to accept the prize, Israel's highest literary honor for foreign writers.

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