2018

P is for Palestine

P is for Palestine

Author(s):

Golbarg Bashi

Publisher:

Dr. Bashi

Published:

November 2017
'P is for Palestine: A Palestine Alphabet Book' is the first book in independent publisher 'Dr. Bashi's' Diverse Children's Books Series. It is also the world's first English-language ABC...

In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood

2018 winner
In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood

Author(s):

Reja-e Busailah

Publisher:

Institute for Palestine Studies

Published:

November 2017
In the Land of My Birth recounts the coming of age of a blind Palestinian boy of modest milieu during the turbulent years leading up to the fall of Palestine in 1948. Above all, it is about the boy's life and his...

The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

2018 winner
The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Author(s):

Salim Tamari

Publisher:

University of California Press

Published:

August 2017
This rich history of Palestine in the last decade of the Ottoman Empire reveals the nation emerging as a cultural entity engaged in a vibrant intellectual, political, and social exchange of ideas and initiatives. Employing nuanced ethnography,...

The Palestinian Table

The Palestinian Table

Author(s):

Reem Kassis

Publisher:

Phaidon

Published:

October 2017
The Palestinian Table weaves together a tapestry of personal anecdotes, local traditions, and historical context, sharing with home cooks a collection of nearly 150 delicious, easy-to follow recipes that range from simple breakfasts and...

Jerusalem stands alone

Jerusalem stands alone

Author(s):

Mahmoud Shukair

Publisher:

Syracuse University Press

Published:

May 2018
By turns bleak, nostalgic, and lighthearted, Jerusalem Stands Alone explores the interconnected lives of its mostly Palestinian cast. This series of quick moving vignettes tells the story of occupied Jerusalem—tales of the daily tribulations...

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