2019

Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel

Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel

Author(s):

Andrew Ross

Publisher:

Verso Books

Published:

March 2019
"They demolish our houses while we build theirs."This is how a Palestinian stonemason, in line at a checkpoint outside a Jerusalem suburb, described his life to Andrew Ross. Palestinian “stone men,” using some of the best-quality...

Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Author(s):

Noura Erakat

Publisher:

Stanford University Press

Published:

April 2019
Justice in the Question of Palestine is often framed as a question of law. Yet none of the Israel-Palestinian conflict's most vexing challenges have been resolved by judicial intervention. Occupation law has failed to stem Israel's settlement...

Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People

Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People

Author(s):

Nabil Anani

Publisher:

Saqi Books

Published:

August 2018
Nabil Anani is one of the most prominent Palestinian artists working today. A painter, ceramicist and sculptor, he has built an impressive catalogue of outstanding, innovative and unique art over the past five decades, pioneering the use of local...

The Parisian

The Parisan

Author(s):

Isabella Hammad

Publisher:

Jonathan Cape

Published:

April 2019
As the First World War shatters families, destroys friendships and kills lovers, a young Palestinian dreamer sets out to find himself. Midhat Kamal navigates his way across a fractured world, from the shifting politics of the Middle East to the...

Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution

Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution

Author(s):

Nadia Yaqub

Publisher:

University of Texas Press

Published:

July 2018
Palestinian cinema arose during the political cinema movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s, yet it was unique as an institutionalised, though modest, film effort within the national liberation campaign of a stateless people. Filmmakers...

The 2019 Shortlist

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