2013

Might over Right

  Might over Right

Author(s):

Adel Safty

Publisher:

Garnet Publishing

Published:

September 2012
Might over Right provides a critical account of the history of how Zionist leaders managed, with the help of Western supporters, to wrestle a country away from its inhabitants. Relying mostly on Zionist, British, and Israeli sources, Might over...

The Disinherited

The Disinherited

Author(s):

Ibrahim Fawal

Publisher:

New South Books

Published:

February 2013
In this sequel to Fawal’s On the Hills of God, the young Palestinian Yousif Safi searches for his bride during their forced exodus during the catastrophe (nakba) of 1948. Their dream is to unite the Palestinian people around the world, and...

The Wall

The Wall

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Publishing

Published:

April 2013
13-year old Joshua who lives in an isolated town on top of a hill. Joshua has been taught that beyond the Wall is a brutal and unforgiving enemy. When he finds a way in to this territory, he undertakes a journey to a place where everything he...

Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian

Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian

Author(s):

Jacob J Nammar

Publisher:

Olive Branch Press

Published:

March 2014
Jacob J Nammar’s new memoir is an account of growing up in Jerusalem before, during, and after the Nakba. It addresses the lives of the Palestinians who remained in the Israeli-occupied part of West Jerusalem after the Nakba, remarkably free...

Classic Palestinian Cuisine

Classic Palestinian Cuisine

Publisher:

Saqi Books

Published:

June 2013
Classic Palestinian Cuisine is a collection of over one hundred dishes, such as ful m’dammas (broad bean salad), kidreh (rice with mutton) and djaj mahshi (stuffed chicken), characteristic of the culinary culture of the Mediterranean....

Gaza: When the sky rained white fire

Gaza: When the sky rained white fire

Author(s):

Musheir El-Farra

Publisher:

Sheffield Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Published:

November 2012
On 27 December Israel embarked on Operation Cast Lead. Israeli F16s, Apache helicopters, tanks and warships launched thousands of missiles, including white phosphorous and cluster bombs onto the Gaza strip. This book details the horrific stories...

Occupation Diaries

Occupation Diaries

Author(s):

Raja Shehadeh

Publisher:

Profile Books

Published:

May 2013
It is often the smallest details of daily life that tell us the most. And so it is under occupation in Palestine. What most of us take for granted has to be carefully thought about and planned for. This is a portrait of life under occupation.

Unholyland

Unholyland

Author(s):

Aiden Andrew Dun

Publisher:

Hesperus Press Ltd

Published:

September 2012
Unholyland is a love story in 264 sonnets. An Israeli DJ meets and falls in love with a Palestinian rapper. In form, Dun's verses are a mixture of classical structures and free-ranging rap. They are earthy and immediate. It is a poem with a...

The 2019 Shortlist

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