Yasmin Khan

Yasmin Khan is an award-winning author, campaigner and cook who is passionate about sharing people's stories through food. Her debut book, The Saffron Tales, was named by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and BBC's Food Programme as one...

Yousef Bashir

Yousef Bashir is a Palestinian from the Gaza Strip, the son of a respected educator. After relocating to the United States, he earned a BA in International Affairs from Northeastern University and an MA in Co-existence and Conflict from Brandeis...

Zahi Zalloua

Zahi Zalloua is Professor of French and Interdisciplinary Studies at Whitman College, USA and editor of The Comparatist. His publications include Montaigne and the Ethics of Skepticism, Reading Unruly: Interpretation and its...

Zalman Amit was born in Palestine and grew up in a newly created Israel. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Concordia University in Canada and is the author of four books and over 300 articles.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • The Parisan
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine