Reviews

Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

Book Author(s):

Samia Halaby
An important contribution to the preservation of Palestinian memory, Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre confronts Israel’s efforts to consign it to oblivion through the dimensions of textual narrative and art. Palestinian artist Samia Halaby...

Code Name: Butterfly

Code Name: Butterfly

Book Author(s):

Ahlam Bsharat
Butterfly is not your average schoolgirl; at least not if you went to school in the UK. One of her best friends calls herself Dalal Mughrabi after the female Fatah fighter who played a central role in the 1978 Coastal Road massacre. Another...

The 2017 Shortlist

  • Code Name: Butterfly
  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Oslo Accords
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre
  • The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948
  • Balcony on the Moon: Coming of Age in Palestine
  • The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories

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