MEMO readers are invited to attend an evening with 5 of the 7 shortlisted authors for the Palestine Book Awards at 7pm, on the 18th November 2015 at the P21 Gallery (21 Chalton St, London NW1 1JD). The evening will be chaired by Prof. Eugene Rogan, Director of the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, Oxford.
The informal evening will be a great chance for the shortlisted authors to speak about their works and for people to present their questions and network with the authors and team.
All shortlisted books will be on sale on the evening.
- Baddawi - Leila Abdelrazaq, published by Just World Books
- Chief Complaint - Hatim Kanaaneh, MD, published by Just World Books
- Gaza, A History - Jean-Pierre Filiu, published by Hurst Publishers
- Jerusalem Interrupted - Lena Jayyusi, published by Olive Branch Press
- The Drone Eats With Me - Atef Abu Saif, published by Comma Press
- The Palestinians - Elias Sanbar, published by Yale University Press
- Vanished - Ahmed Masoud, published by Rimal Publications
More information on the Palestine Book Awards or if you’d like to find out more details about this year’s entries please click here.
The event is free; we request for you to send your RSVP by no later than the 10th November if you would like to attend this exclusive event. If you require any further information, or to RSVP, please contact Yasmina Allouche ([email protected] ; 020 8838 0231).