Palestine Book Awards 2016: Winners Announced

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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The 2019 Shortlist

  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • The Parisan
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel