All Entries

Against the Loveless World

2020 winner
Against the Loveless World

Author(s):

Susan Abulhawa

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Circus

Published:

July 2020
Nahr has been confined to the Cube: nine square metres of glossy grey cinderblock, devoid of time, its patterns of light and dark nothing to do with day and night. Journalists visit her, but get nowhere; because Nahr is not going to share her...

Where the Bird Disappeared

2019 winner
Where the Bird Disappeared

Publisher:

Seagull Books

Published:

May 2018
This lyrical novel, set in the surroundings of the Palestinian village of Zakariyya, weaves a narrative rich in sensory detail yet troubled by the porousness of memory. It tells the story of the relationship between two figures of deep mythical...

The Parisian

2019 winner
The Parisan

Author(s):

Isabella Hammad

Publisher:

Jonathan Cape

Published:

April 2019
As the First World War shatters families, destroys friendships and kills lovers, a young Palestinian dreamer sets out to find himself. Midhat Kamal navigates his way across a fractured world, from the shifting politics of the Middle East to the...

Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People

2019 winner
Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People

Author(s):

Nabil Anani

Publisher:

Saqi Books

Published:

August 2018
Nabil Anani is one of the most prominent Palestinian artists working today. A painter, ceramicist and sculptor, he has built an impressive catalogue of outstanding, innovative and unique art over the past five decades, pioneering the use of local...

There Where You Are Not

2020 winner
 There Where You Are Not

Author(s):

Kamal Boullata

Publisher:

Hirmer Verlag

Published:

October 2019
There Where You Are Not brings together the writings of celebrated Palestinian artist and theorist Kamal Boullata. Produced over four decades of exile in Europe, North Africa, and the United States, the essays explore intersections between...

Life in a Country Album

2020 winner
Life in a Country Album

Author(s):

Nathalie Handal

Publisher:

University Of Pittsburgh Press

Published:

October 2019
In in her seventh collection, award-winning poet Nathalie Handal reaffirms that she remains an urgent and singular voice in contemporary poetry. Linguistically fluid and geographically expansive, Nathalie Handal’s Life in a Country Album is...

Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel

2019 winner
Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel

Author(s):

Andrew Ross

Publisher:

Verso Books

Published:

March 2019
"They demolish our houses while we build theirs."This is how a Palestinian stonemason, in line at a checkpoint outside a Jerusalem suburb, described his life to Andrew Ross. Palestinian “stone men,” using some of the best-quality...

Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

2019 winner
Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Author(s):

Noura Erakat

Publisher:

Stanford University Press

Published:

April 2019
Justice in the Question of Palestine is often framed as a question of law. Yet none of the Israel-Palestinian conflict's most vexing challenges have been resolved by judicial intervention. Occupation law has failed to stem Israel's settlement...

Past Winners

  • Against the Loveless World
  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017
  • Life in a Country Album
  •  There Where You Are Not
  • The Parisan
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Where the Bird Disappeared
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  • The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948
  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre
  • The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories
  • Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities
  • I Remember My Name