2016

I Remember My Name

2016 winner
I Remember My Name

Publisher:

Novum Publishing

Published:

April 2016
I remember my name is a moving collection of poems by three Palestinian poets whose poetic vision is at once Palestinian and universal. It is a tribute to Arabic literature and to the striving for a common justice and...

Bitter Almonds

Bitter Almonds

Author(s):

Lilas Taha

Publisher:

Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press (formerly known as Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing)

Published:

August 2015
Omar is an orphaned Palestinian born into chaos and compelled by forces beyond his control to find his place in the world. He only has one thing to hold onto: a love that drives him. Nadia is young and idealistic. Her attempts to be oblivious to...

Mapping My Return: A Palestinian memoir

Mapping My Return: A Palestinian memoir

Author(s):

Salman Abu Sitta

Publisher:

The American University in Cairo Press
In this rich and moving memoir, Abu Sitta draws on oral histories and personal recollections to vividly evoke the vanished world of his family and home from the late nineteenth century to the eve of the British withdrawal from Palestine and...

A Curious Land: Stories from Home

A Curious Land: Stories from Home

Publisher:

University of Massachusetts Press

Published:

October 2015
Susan Muaddi Darraj’s short story collection about the inhabitants of a Palestinian West Bank village, Tel al-Hilou, spans generations and continents to explore ideas of memory, belonging, connection, and, ultimately, the deepest and richest...

The 2018 Shortlist

  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution
  • Enclosure: Palestinian landscapes in a historical mirror
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  •  The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance

Recommended Reading

  • Jerusalem stands alone
  • P is for Palestine
  • The Palestinian Table
  • Employing the enemy: The Story of Palestinian labourers on Israeli settlements
  • The Palestinian Table
  • P is for Palestine: A Palestine Alphabet Book