Reviews

All the things you are

All the things you are

Book Author(s):

Clemency Burton-Hill
In her novel Clemency Burton-Hill asks if love can put back together what the world has torn apart. This question is explored as she tells the story of a relationship between an American Jewish woman and an American Palestinian man that has to...

Abraham's Children

Abraham's Children

Book Author(s):

Heather Stroud
Heather Shroud introduces us to a whole host of characters in her novel Abraham's Children. We first meet the affected young Fida as she embarks on a trip to Palestine. With her Palestinian father absent from her life, her roots have been shrouded...

My voice sought the wind

My voice sought the wind

Book Author(s):

Susan Abulhawa
When reading Susan Abulhawa's collection of poetry titled My Voice Sought the Wind, I made the mistake of going in with traditional Arabic poetry in mind, as some have compared her to Mahmoud Darwish. This made everything that much more harsh and...

Gaza Weeps

Gaza Weeps

Book Author(s):

John Wight
December 2008. The deadly Israeli assault on Gaza, lasting three weeks as the Strip was invaded by land, sea and air known as Operation Cast Lead sets the theme in John Wight's novel as he explores two different individuals on each side of the...

The Reckoning

The Reckoning

Book Author(s):

Patrick Bishop
After the fatal shooting of Zionist fighter Avraham Stern the Jewish community in Mandate Palestine is split between those who believe they need British help to build their new country and those who believe the British are standing in their way....

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