2020

Trees for the Absentees

Trees for the Absentees

Author(s):

Ahlam Bsharat

Publisher:

Neem Tree Press

Published:

September 2019
Young love, meddling relatives, heart-to-hearts with friends, real and imagined.Philistia’s world is that of an ordinary university student, except that in occupied Palestine, and when your father is in indefinite detention, nothing is...

Walking to Jerusalem

Walking to Jerusalem

Author(s):

Justin Butcher

Publisher:

Hodder & Stoughton

Published:

September 2019
2017 marked three important anniversaries for the Palestinian people: 100 years since the Balfour Declaration; 50 years since the Six-day War; and ten years since the Blockade of Gaza. As an act of penance, solidarity and hope, actor and musician...

Against the Loveless World

Against the Loveless World

Author(s):

Susan Abulhawa

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Circus
  Nahr has been confined to the Cube: nine square metres of glossy grey cinderblock, devoid of time, its patterns of light and dark nothing to do with day and night. Journalists visit her, but get nowhere; because Nahr is not going to share...

The Sea Cloak

The Sea Cloak

Publisher:

Comma Press

Published:

August 2019
The Sea Cloak is a collection of 11 stories by the author, journalist, and women’s rights campaigner, Nayrouz Qarmout. Drawing from her own experiences growing up in a Syrian refugee camp, as well as her current life in Gaza, these stories...

Minor Detail

Minor Detail

Publisher:

Fitzcarraldo Editions

Published:

May 2020
Minor Detail begins during the summer of 1949, one year after the war that the Palestinians mourn as the Nakba – the catastrophe that led to the displacement and expulsion of more than 700,000 people – and the Israelis celebrate as the...