Author David Grossman wins German peace prize

BERLIN — Germany's book publishers' association said Sunday that it had awarded Israeli author David Grossman its 2010 Peace Prize in honor of his support for reconciliation between Israel and the Palestinians.
German news agency DAPD quoted Grossman as saying Sunday upon receiving the prize that only peace will provide Israel with a homeland and a future.
Grossman stressed that peace would finally allow Israelis to experience something unheard of for them — "the feeling of a stable existence."