2014

Women and Conflict in the Middle East

Women and Conflict in the Middle East

Author(s):

Dr Maria Holt

Publisher:

I.B.Tauris

Published:

November 2013
Women in Conflict zones face a wide range of violence: from physical to psychological trauma to political, economic and social disadvantage. Maria Holt uses her research gathered in the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon and the West Bank to...

Keep your eye on the wall

Keep your eye on the wall

Publisher:

Saqi Books

Published:

September 2013
Keep Your Eye on the Wall brings together seven award winning artist-photographers and four essayists, all responding to the Wall; whether it is documenting the journey of labourers across the concrete separation barrier, or exploring the layers...

All the things you are

All the things you are

Publisher:

Headline Review

Published:

October 2013
All The Things You Are is a tense and absorbing novel of a woman's journey to Jerusalem from Manhattan to follow her heart. In Jerusalem, questions of family and loyalty mean more than life itself. In a divided world, is it history or love that...

Abraham's Children

Abraham's Children

Author(s):

Heather Stroud

Publisher:

The Other Press Sdn Bhd

Published:

September 2013
Fida is caught in the July 2005 London bombings. Scarred from her injuries, with no clear sense of why, she is drawn to Palestine. Her relationship with a Palestinian family deepens and she comes to appreciate and ingest the tremendous...

Lineages of Revolt

Lineages of Revolt

Author(s):

Dr Adam Hanieh

Publisher:

Haymarket Books

Published:

November 2013
Adam Hanieh explores the contours of neoliberal policies, dynamics of class and state formation, imperialism and the ramifications of the global economic crisis. By mapping the complex nature of capitalism in the Middle East, the book demonstrates...

The Lady from Tel Aviv

The Lady from Tel Aviv

Author(s):

Rabai al-Madhoun

Publisher:

Telegram Books

Published:

July 2013
In the economy class of a plane, the lives of two passengers intersect: Walid Dahman, Palestinian writer and Danah Ahova, an Israeli actress. The lady from Tel Aviv is both a meditation on the nature of fiction and an incisive exploration of the...

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