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Velvet

Velvet

Publisher:

Hoopoe An Imprint Of Auc Press

Published:

September 2019
Hawa is a child of the grinding hardship of a Palestinian refugee camp. She has had to survive the camp itself, as well as the humiliation and destruction of an abusive family life. But now, later in life, something most unexpected has happened:...

Passage to the Plaza

Passage to the Plaza

Publisher:

Seagull Books

Published:

March 2020
In Bab Al-Saha, a quarter of Nablus, Palestine, sits a house of ill-repute. In it lives Nuzha, a young woman ostracized from and shamed by her community. When the Intifada breaks out, Nuzha’s abode unexpectedly becomes a sanctuary for those...

Palestine As Metaphor

Palestine As Metaphor

Author(s):

Carolyn Forché

Publisher:

Olive Branch Press, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc.

Published:

February 2020
Palestine as Metaphor consists of a series of interviews with Mahmoud Darwish, which have never been translated and published in English before. The interviews are a wealth of information on the poet's personal life, his relationships, his...

Lawrence of Arabia's War

Lawrence of Arabia's War

Author(s):

Neil Faulkner

Publisher:

Yale University Press

Published:

April 2017
A wealth of new research and thinking on Lawrence, the Arab Revolt, and World War One in the Middle East, providing essential background to today's violent conflicts. Rarely is a book published that revises our understanding of an entire world...

The Dream: a Diary of the film

The Dream: a Diary of the film

Author(s):

Mohammad Malas

Publisher:

The American University In Cairo Press

Published:

November 2016
In 1980, Syrian filmmaker Mohammad Malas travelled to Lebanon to film a documentary of interviews with Palestinians of the refugee camps around Beirut about their dreams. The Dream: A Diary of the Film is Malas’ haunting chronicle of his...

Palestine's Horizon: Toward a Just Peace

Palestine's Horizon: Toward a Just Peace

Author(s):

Richard Falk

Publisher:

Pluto Press

Published:

March 2017
Richard Falk, former UN Special Rapporteur for Palestine (2008-2014), has dedicated much of his life to the study of the Israel/Palestine conflict. In Palestine's Horizon, he brings his experiences to bear on one of the most controversial issues...

No Place for Grief

No Place for Grief

Author(s):

Lotte Buch Segal

Publisher:

University of Pennsylvania Press

Published:

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...

Past Winners

  • The Parisan
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Where the Bird Disappeared
  • 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
  • I Remember My Name
  • Being Palestinian: Personal Reflections on Palestinian Identity in the Diaspora
  • Imperial Perceptions: British influence and power in late Ottoman times
  • Gaza: A History
  • Jerusalem Interrupted: Modernity and Colonial Transformation