All Entries

Twenty Two years to Life

Twenty Two years to Life

Publisher:

American University of Cairo Press

Published:

December 2016
Twenty Two Years to Life is the story of a young man and woman who fall in love, get married, and plan a family together. It is perhaps the most ‘normal’ story in the world – a love story. Except that in the life of this...

Ruination

Ruination

Author(s):

Fatima Mansour

Publisher:

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Published:

January 2017
In a post-secession Chicago, the ability to navigate the borders becomes increasingly perilous. The Issa Family, a Palestinian American family, are determined to make the best of the current situation, and celebrate the wedding of two of its...

The State of Palestine a critical analysis

The State of Palestine a critical analysis

Author(s):

Dr. Philip Leech

Publisher:

Routledge

Published:

July 2016
The Palestinian national movement reached a dead end and came close to disintegration at the beginning of the present century. This critical analysis of internal Palestinian politics in the West Bank traces the re-emergence of the Palestinian...

The Parachute Paradox

The Parachute Paradox

Author(s):

Steve Sabella

Publisher:

Kerber Verlag

Published:

September 2016
The parachute paradox tells the life story of artist Steve Sabella (1975), who was born in Jerusalem’s old city and raised under Israeli occupation. After living through both intifadas, being kidnapped in Gaza, and learning to navigate...

Salt Houses

Salt Houses

Author(s):

Hala Alyan

Publisher:

Hutchinson, an imprint of Penguin Random House

Published:

May 2017
On the eve of her daughter Alia’s wedding, Salma reads the girl’s future in a cup of coffee dregs.  Although she keeps her predictions to herself that day, they soon come to pass in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Caught up...

Space and Mobility in Palestine

Space and Mobility in Palestine

Author(s):

Julie Peteet

Publisher:

Indiana University Press

Published:

January 2017
Professor Julie Peteet believes that the concept of mobility is key to understanding how place and space act as forms of power, identity, and meaning among Palestinians in Israel today. In space and mobility in Palestine, she investigates how...

The 2019 Shortlist

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