Live Stream from #PalAwards16

16 November 2016

Live stream from the Palestine Book Awards ceremony 2016 will begin on this page from 7.00pm (GMT) on November 18th, 2016.

Tune in to the live stream, and take part in the discussions on Twitter - #PalAwards16.


Live blogging will begin at 6.30pm GMT on Friday 18th November 2016...

The 2017 Shortlist

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

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