All Entries

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...

In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood

2018 winner
In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood

Author(s):

Reja-e Busailah

Publisher:

Institute for Palestine Studies

Published:

November 2017
In the Land of My Birth recounts the coming of age of a blind Palestinian boy of modest milieu during the turbulent years leading up to the fall of Palestine in 1948. Above all, it is about the boy's life and his...

The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

2018 winner
The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Author(s):

Salim Tamari

Publisher:

University of California Press

Published:

August 2017
This rich history of Palestine in the last decade of the Ottoman Empire reveals the nation emerging as a cultural entity engaged in a vibrant intellectual, political, and social exchange of ideas and initiatives. Employing nuanced ethnography,...

Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

2017 winner
Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

Author(s):

Samia Halaby

Publisher:

Schilt Publishing

Published:

January 2017
The 1956 Kafr Qasem massacre was carried out by the Israeli Border Police under cover of the tripartite attack on Egypt by England, France, and Israel. Two other massacres took place during the ensuing days in the cities of Rafah and Khan Younis,...

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...

Winners of the Palestine Book Awards

  • Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said
  • Except for Palestine: The limits of progressive politics
  • A history of Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Faith, awareness, and revolution in the middle east
  • Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands
  • 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