Palestine Book Awards 2021 - Watch it Live

24 November 2021

Join us online for the 10th year of the Palestine Book Awards – on Wednesday, 24 November 2021 at 6.30pm GMT.

The evening will begin with a keynote address by Haider Eid – an Associate Professor at Al-Aqsa University, a policy advisor at Al-Shabaka, and a member of the advisory committee of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.

The keynote will be followed by a roundtable discussion with this year's shortlisted authors proving an opportunity to explore their books. Professor Eugene Rogan of St Anthony's College, Oxford, will moderate the dialogue with PBA Judge Prof Nur Masalha.

The winners of this year's Awards will then be announced.


The Shortlist

Meet the shortlisted authors for the Palestine Book Awards 2021:

Winners of the Palestine Book Awards

  • They Called Me a Lioness: A Palestinian Girl's Fight for Freedom
  • I Sing From the Window of Exile
  • Imagining Palestine: Cultures of Exile and National Identity
  • Transnational Palestine: Migration and the Right of Return before 1948
  • Among the Almond Trees: A Palestinian Memoir
  • Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear: Poems from Gaza
  • Tolerance Is a Wasteland: Palestine and the Culture of Denial
  • Reclaiming Humanity in Palestinian Hunger Strikes : Revolutionary Subjectivity and Decolonizing the Body
  • Psychoanalysis under occupation: practicing resistance in Palestine
  • Power born of dreams: my story is palestine
  • Al-Haq: A Global History of the First Palestinian Human Rights Organization
  • Sambac Beneath Unlikely Skies
  • Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said
  • Except for Palestine: The limits of progressive politics
  • A history of Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Faith, awareness, and revolution in the middle east
  • Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands
  • Against the Loveless World
  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017
  • Life in a Country Album
  •  There Where You Are Not