Join us for an evening with authors of 8 of the 9 books for the Palestine Book Awards 2017!
The evening is a chance for you to discuss with the shortlisted authors their works, inspirations and to network with them.
The authors who will be on the panel to discuss their books are:
The evening will be chaired by Prof. Eugene Rogan (Director of the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, Oxford) and Dr Dina Matar (Centre for Global Media and Communications, SOAS, University of London).
All shortlisted books will be on sale during the evening.
The event is free, but please RSVP by 20th November. Doors open at 6:30pm.
Palestine Book Awards 2017 Shortlist
Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine - Ibtisam Barakat, published by FSG Macmillan
The Oslo Accords - Petter Bauck and Mohammed Omer, published by The American University in Cairo Press
Code Name: Butterfly - Ahlam Bsharat, published by Neem Tree Press Ltd
Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance - Björn Brenner, published by I.B. Tauris
The Way to the Spring: Life and death in Palestine - Ben Ehrenreich, published by Granta Books
Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre - Samia Halaby, published by Schilt Publishing
The Biggest Prison on Earth: A history of the Occupied Territories - Ilan Pappé, published by Oneworld Publications
The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948 - Laila Parsons, published by Saqi Books
On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements - Ella Shohat, published by Pluto Press