Reviews

War Against the People

War Against the People

Book Author(s):

Jeff Halper
“War Against the People” seeks to answer a common question amongst activists in the Israel-Palestine conflict: “How does Israel get away with it?” The author, Jeff Halper, argues that conventional explanations to this question - the power...

Jerusalem Interrupted

2015 winner
Jerusalem Interrupted

Book Author(s):

Lena Jayyusi
Jerusalem Interrupted explores how the city, its culture and society went through radical transformations beginning in the early 20th century through to its current phase. The basic premise of the book is that Jerusalem, a highly interconnected...

The 2017 Shortlist

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

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