2015

The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World

The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World

Author(s):

Avi Shlaim

Publisher:

Penguin

Published:

October 2014
Israel's conflict with the Palestinians, and the Arab world at large, casts a long shadow over her history. When 1920s Zionist leaders formulated the 'iron wall' strategy - negotiating from a position of unassailable strength - they intended that...

Baddawi

Baddawi

Author(s):

Leila Abdelrazaq

Publisher:

Just World Books

Published:

April 2015
Baddawi is a coming-of-age story about a young boy named Ahmad struggling to find his place in the world. Raised in a refugee camp called Baddawi in northern Lebanon, Ahmad is just one of the thousands of Palestinians who fled their homeland after...

Letters to Palestine

 Letters to Palestine

Editor(s):

Vijay Prashad

Publisher:

Verso books

Published:

April 2015
 Following Israel’s seven-week bombing campaign and ground invasion of Gaza in the summer of 2014, polls revealed a startling fact: for the first time, a majority of Americans under30 found Israel’s actions unjustified. Jon...

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