2015

The Blue Between Sky and Water

The Blue Between Sky and Water

Author(s):

Susan Abulhawa

Publisher:

Bloomsbury USA

Published:

June 2015
It is 1947, and Beit Daras, a quiet village in Palestine surrounded by olive groves, is home to the Baraka family. Eldest daughter Nazmiyeh looks after her widowed mother, prone to wandering and strange outbursts, while her brother Mamdouh tends...

The Human Right to Dominate

The Human Right to Dominate

Publisher:

Oxford University Press

Published:

July 2015
In this book, Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon account for how human rights - generally conceived as a counter-hegemonic instrument for righting historical injustices - are being deployed to further subjugate the weak and legitimise domination....

Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine

Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine

Author(s):

Aida Asim Essaid

Publisher:

Routledge

Published:

November 2013
Analysing the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, this book questions whether, and to what extent, the land tenure system in Palestine facilitated Zionist land acquisition. The research uses benchmarks...

The Making of Arab Americans

The Making of Arab Americans

Author(s):

Hani Bawardi

Publisher:

The University of Texas Press

Published:

May 2015
This book chronicles the emergence of Palestine as the undisputed core issue among the Arabic-speaking diaspora who immigrated to the US from geographic Syria. This process became complete in 1936 when the Arab national league was established in...

The 2019 Shortlist

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