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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...

A Bird is not a Stone

A Bird is not a Stone

Publisher:

Freight Books

Published:

June 2014
A major collection of poetry by 25 contemporary Palestinian poets translated by 25 of Scotland's very best writers. A bird is not a stone is a unique cultural exchange, giving both English and Arabic readers a unique insight into the political,...

Past Winners

  • 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