2017

On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements

2017 winner
On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements

Author(s):

Ella Shohat

Publisher:

Pluto Press

Published:

April 2017
Spanning several decades, Ella Shohat’s work has introduced conceptual frameworks that fundamentally challenged conventional understandings of Palestine, Zionism and the Middle East, focusing on the pivotal figure of the Arab-Jew. This book...

The Oslo Accords

The Oslo Accords

Publisher:

The American University in Cairo Press

Published:

December 2016
More than twenty years have passed since Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation concluded the Oslo Accords, or Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements for Palestine. It was declared "a political breakthrough of...

Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

2017 winner
Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

Author(s):

Samia Halaby

Publisher:

Schilt Publishing

Published:

January 2017
The 1956 Kafr Qasem massacre was carried out by the Israeli Border Police under cover of the tripartite attack on Egypt by England, France, and Israel. Two other massacres took place during the ensuing days in the cities of Rafah and Khan Younis,...

Code Name: Butterfly

Code Name: Butterfly

Author(s):

Ahlam Bsharat

Publisher:

Neem Tree Press Limited

Published:

May 2016
Butterfly is an ordinary teenager living under the extraordinary circumstances of military occupation. She is shrewd and perceptive. That is not enough to deal with the daily turmoil of life under harsh and stressful circumstances. She’s not...

The 2018 Shortlist

  • Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance
  • 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
  • Enclosure: Palestinian landscapes in a historical mirror
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood

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