Live from #PBA17

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31 October 2017

Live blog from the pre-launch event of the Palestine Book Awards 2017 will begin on this page from 6.30pm (GMT) on November 23rd, 2017.

Live blog from the Awards Ceremony of the Palestine Book Awards 2017 will begin on this page from 6.30pm (GMT) on November 24rd, 2017.

Tune in to the live stream, and take part in the discussions on Twitter - #PBA17.

The 2017 Shortlist

  • Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories
  • The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine
  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre
  • The Oslo Accords
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948
  • Code Name: Butterfly

Past Winners

  • 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
  • The Palestinians: Photographs of a Land and its People from 1839 to the Present Day
  •  The Battle for Justice in Palestine
  • Refugees of Revolution: Experiences of Exile
  • The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948