Palestine Book Awards 2016: Winners Announced

2016-books
19 November 2016

The fifth annual Palestine Book Awards celebrated this year's publications on Palestine yesterday evening.

And the 2016 winners are:

Leading figures from the political, academic and literary communities joined in the celebration and unveiling of the winners of 2016 Palestine Book Awards.

MEMO’s flagship event is the culmination of months of hard work. Nominations start in January with submissions being made by national and international publishers. Seven books are then then shortlisted from three categories: academic, memoir and creative, by an expert panel of judges.

All books entered into the running for consideration this year were published between June 2015 and June 2016.

To submit a book for consideration for next year's awards, keep an eye on this page where the opening dates will be listed shortly.

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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