2015

Gaza: A History

2015 winner
Gaza: A History

Publisher:

Hurst Publishers

Published:

June 2015
This is the first comprehensive history of Gaza in any language, a region that for millennia has been bitterly disputed - from the Pharaohs and Persians, to the Crusaders and Ottomans - while has simultaneously endured prolonged neglect. In 1948,...

A Bird is not a Stone

A Bird is not a Stone

Publisher:

Freight Books

Published:

June 2014
A major collection of poetry by 25 contemporary Palestinian poets translated by 25 of Scotland's very best writers. A bird is not a stone is a unique cultural exchange, giving both English and Arabic readers a unique insight into the political,...

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