Sant Jordi prize for Màrius Serra

During the “evening of  Catalan culture” (around Santa Lucia, Dec. 13) the writer and columnist Màrius Serra was awarded this years Sant Jordi prize for his novel Plans de futur [Plans for the future], in which he narrates the life of the Catalan mathematician Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer (1912-1967), the “Catalan Hawking” according to the title in La Vanguardia newspaper that takes up the fact that Ferran Sunyer was tetraplegic. Serra stressed that it is a novel, not a biography, and that his real protagonists are the women that lived at the side of Ferran Sunyer, his mother and two female cousins, Maria Carbona i Àngela Carbona.

The Wikipedia has this article on Serra.

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