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Refugees of Revolution: Experiences of Exile

2014 winner
Refugees of Revolution: Experiences of Exile

Author(s):

Diana Allan

Publisher:

Stanford University Press

Published:

October 2013
This evocative examination of everyday life in Shatila, a refugee camp in Beirut, provides an account of camp experience, of communal and economic life as well as inner lives, and tracks how residents relate across generations, cope with poverty...

The Hour of Sunlight

2012 Winner
The Hour of Sunlight

Publisher:

Nation

Published:

September 2010
As a teenager in Palestine, Sami al Jundi had one ambition: overthrowing Israeli occupation. When one of his friends was killed by a bomb they tried to make, al Jundi was sentenced to ten years in prison. In an Israeli jail, Al Jundi was welcomed...

The Battle for Justice in Palestine

2014 winner
 The Battle for Justice in Palestine

Author(s):

Ali Abunimah

Publisher:

Haymarket Books

Published:

May 2014
Efforts to achieve a “two-state solution” have finally collapsed; the struggle for justice in Palestine is at a crossroads. This book offers a clear analysis of this crossroads moment and looks forward with urgency down the path to a...

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