2013

The Gaza Kitchen

The Gaza Kitchen

Publisher:

Just World Books

Published:

March 2013
The Gaza Kitchen is a richly illustrated cookbook that explores the distinctive cuisine and food heritage of the area known prior to 1948 as the Gaza District—and that of the many refugees from elsewhere in Palestine who came to Gaza in 1948...

The British Left and Zionism, History of a Divorce

The British Left and Zionism, History of a Divorce

Author(s):

Paul Kelemen

Publisher:

Manchester University Press

Published:

September 2012
The book examines how the response to Zionism of the various currents of the British Left evolved from 1917 up to the advent of New Labour.  From The Communist party's embrace of the Zionist cause in 1947 to the conjunction of an...

The Invention of the Land of Israel

The Invention of the Land of Israel

Author(s):

Shlomo Sand

Publisher:

Verso Books

Published:

January 2013
Shlomo Sand examines the mysterious sacred land that has become the site of the longest-running national struggle of the last two centuries. Sand’s account dissects the concept of “historical right” and tracks the creation of the...

Meet Me in Gaza

Meet Me in Gaza

Author(s):

Louisa Waugh

Publisher:

The Westbourne Press

Published:

June 2013
Meet Me in Gaza reveals the pleasures and pains, hopes and frustrations of Gazans going about their daily lives. Interspersed with fascinating historical, cultural and geographical detail, this is an evocative portrait of a Mediterranean country...

The Almond Tree

The Almond Tree

Publisher:

Garnet Publishing Ltd

Published:

September 2012
This beautifully written and compelling novel is a tale of two Palestinian brothers, one trying to build a bridge through scientific endeavour. The first person narrative draws the reader into the story of Ichmad. Gifted with a mind that continues...

Past Winners

  • 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