Winners

Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said

2021 winner
Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said

Author(s):

Timothy Brennan

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Publishing

Published:

March 2021
Drawing on extensive archival sources and hundreds of interviews, Timothy Brennan’s Places of Mind is the first comprehensive biography of Said, one of the most controversial and celebrated intellectuals of the 20th century. In...

Against the Loveless World

2020 winner
Against the Loveless World

Author(s):

Susan Abulhawa

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Circus

Published:

July 2020
Nahr has been confined to the Cube: nine square metres of glossy grey cinderblock, devoid of time, its patterns of light and dark nothing to do with day and night. Journalists visit her, but get nowhere; because Nahr is not going to share her...

Life in a Country Album

2020 winner
Life in a Country Album

Author(s):

Nathalie Handal

Publisher:

University Of Pittsburgh Press

Published:

October 2019
In in her seventh collection, award-winning poet Nathalie Handal reaffirms that she remains an urgent and singular voice in contemporary poetry. Linguistically fluid and geographically expansive, Nathalie Handal’s Life in a Country Album is...

The Parisian

2019 winner
The Parisan

Author(s):

Isabella Hammad

Publisher:

Jonathan Cape

Published:

April 2019
As the First World War shatters families, destroys friendships and kills lovers, a young Palestinian dreamer sets out to find himself. Midhat Kamal navigates his way across a fractured world, from the shifting politics of the Middle East to the...

Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

2021 winner
Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

Publisher:

Interlinks books

Published:

November 2020
Sonia Nimr (Author); Marcia Lynx Qualey (Translator). Award-winning tales of a young woman whose travel adventures across perilous deserts, seas, and empires In a tent at the foot of a mountain in Palestine, hundreds of years ago, our storyteller...

Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

2019 winner
Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Author(s):

Noura Erakat

Publisher:

Stanford University Press

Published:

April 2019
Justice in the Question of Palestine is often framed as a question of law. Yet none of the Israel-Palestinian conflict's most vexing challenges have been resolved by judicial intervention. Occupation law has failed to stem Israel's settlement...

Winners of the Palestine Book Awards

  • Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said
  • Except for Palestine: The limits of progressive politics
  • A history of Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Faith, awareness, and revolution in the middle east
  • Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands
  • Against the Loveless World
  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017
  • Life in a Country Album
  •  There Where You Are Not
  • 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