Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the US following the Gulf war. Bitter Almonds is Lilas Taha’s second novel.

The 2019 Shortlist

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