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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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