Reviews

Gaza: A history

2015 winner
Gaza: A history

Book Author(s):

Jean-Pierre Filiu
Written by historian Jean Pierre Filiu, a professor of Middle East Studies at Paris School of International Affairs, this book gives an in-depth account of Gaza’s ancient history and shows that many people have sought to occupy it over...

The Drone Eats With Me

The Drone Eats With Me

Book Author(s):

Atef Abu Saif
In the foreword to Atef Abu Saif’s diaries chronicling the 51-day Israeli incursion in Gaza during the summer of 2014, Noam Chomsky writes that “descriptive and analytical prose is too cold, too remote from the human tragedy that is depicted...

The Battle for Justice in Palestine

2014 winner
The Battle for Justice in Palestine

Book Author(s):

Ali Abunimah
In 'The Battle for Justice in Palestine', Ali Abunimah writes: "we don't need to allow our vision of justice to be constrained only by what seems realistic from the perspective of today, and especially not by what powerful and privileged groups...

Olives, Lemons & Za'atar

Olives, Lemons & Za'atar

Book Author(s):

Rawia Bishara
Rawia Bishara's new cookbook Olives, Lemons & Za'atar is truly a reflection of the adaptability of Palestinians in the Diaspora. Her mixture of traditional and modern cuisine makes her book perfect for those wanting to cook Palestinian food...

The Girl Who Stole My Holocaust

The Girl Who Stole My Holocaust

Book Author(s):

Noam Chayut
The Girl Who Stole my Holocaust is essentially about an epiphany. Noam Chayut's memoir charts his journey from a battle hardened soldier protecting an illegal occupation into a conscientious man who relentlessly confronts the injustice of that...

Past Winners

  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  • The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948
  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre
  • The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories
  • Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities