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I Remember My Name

2016 winner
I Remember My Name

Publisher:

Novum Publishing

Published:

April 2016
I remember my name is a moving collection of poems by three Palestinian poets whose poetic vision is at once Palestinian and universal. It is a tribute to Arabic literature and to the striving for a common justice and...

Gaza: A History

2015 winner
Gaza: A History

Publisher:

Hurst Publishers

Published:

June 2015
This is the first comprehensive history of Gaza in any language, a region that for millennia has been bitterly disputed - from the Pharaohs and Persians, to the Crusaders and Ottomans - while has simultaneously endured prolonged neglect. In 1948,...

Refugees of Revolution: Experiences of Exile

2014 winner
Refugees of Revolution: Experiences of Exile

Author(s):

Diana Allan

Publisher:

Stanford University Press

Published:

October 2013
This evocative examination of everyday life in Shatila, a refugee camp in Beirut, provides an account of camp experience, of communal and economic life as well as inner lives, and tracks how residents relate across generations, cope with poverty...

The Battle for Justice in Palestine

2014 winner
 The Battle for Justice in Palestine

Author(s):

Ali Abunimah

Publisher:

Haymarket Books

Published:

May 2014
Efforts to achieve a “two-state solution” have finally collapsed; the struggle for justice in Palestine is at a crossroads. This book offers a clear analysis of this crossroads moment and looks forward with urgency down the path to a...

The 2017 Shortlist

  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Oslo Accords
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948
  • Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
  • The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine
  • The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • Code Name: Butterfly
  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

Past Winners

  • Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities
  • I Remember My Name
  • Being Palestinian: Personal Reflections on Palestinian Identity in the Diaspora
  • Imperial Perceptions: British influence and power in late Ottoman times
  • Gaza: A History
  • Jerusalem Interrupted: Modernity and Colonial Transformation
  • The Palestinians: Photographs of a Land and its People from 1839 to the Present Day
  •  The Battle for Justice in Palestine
  • Refugees of Revolution: Experiences of Exile
  • The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948