Code Name: Butterfly

Code Name: Butterfly

Book Author(s):

Ahlam Bsharat
Butterfly is not your average schoolgirl; at least not if you went to school in the UK. One of her best friends calls herself Dalal Mughrabi after the female Fatah fighter who played a central role in the 1978 Coastal Road massacre. Another...

No Place for Grief

No Place for Grief


Lotte Buch Segal


University of Pennsylvania Press


June 2016
Those seldom noticed are the women behind the men who engage in armed resistance against the military occupation: wives of the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli detention and the widows of the martyrs. In Palestine, being related to a detainee...

The 2019 Shortlist

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