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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Palestine in Black and White by Mohammad Sabaaneh
    Palestine in Black and White - by Mohammad Sabaaneh

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780863569401 | ISBN 10: 0863569404

    Palestine in Black and White is an intimate and powerful portrayal of life under occupation from one of the most talented cartoonists working today.   Mohammad Sabaaneh has gained worldwide renown for his black and white sketches. His stark ge ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Is Not a Border: Reportage & Reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature by Various writers
    This Is Not a Border: Reportage & Reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature - by Various writers

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408884980 | ISBN 10: 1408884984

    The Palestine Festival of Literature was established in 2008. Bringing together writers from all corners of the globe, it aims to help Palestinians break the cultural siege imposed by the Israeli military occupation, to strengthen their artistic link ... more

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  • Cover image of book Traces of Survival: Drawings of Refugees in Iraq - Selected by Ai Weiwei by Tamara Chalabi and Philippe Van Cauteren (Editors)
    Traces of Survival: Drawings of Refugees in Iraq - Selected by Ai Weiwei - by Tamara Chalabi and Philippe Van Cauteren (Editors)

    £17.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780300218206 | ISBN 10: 0300218206

    This compelling book is the result of a project intended to visually communicate the hardships endured by Iraqi communities. Utilizing art materials donated to camps by the Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq, these 350 drawings were cre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Between States by Simon Faulkner and David Reeb
    Between States - by Simon Faulkner and David Reeb

    £19.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908966384 | ISBN 10: 1908966386

    Between States addresses relationships between aesthetics and politics through the exploration of different locations and political conditions. The book focuses on the complex geography of Israel / Palestine, where borders and the nature of political ... more

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  • Cover image of book Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline by Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Nawara Mahfoud (Editors)
    Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline - by Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Nawara Mahfoud (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780863567872 | ISBN 10: 0863567878

    In Syria, culture has become a critical line of defence against tyranny.   Syria Speaks is a celebration of a people determined to reclaim their dignity, freedom and self-expression. It showcases the work of over fifty artists and writers who ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Calligrapher
    The Calligrapher's Garden - by Hassan Massoudy

    £10.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780863568565 | ISBN 10: 0863568564

    "Even the white lilac has a shadow"(Hungarian Proverb.) Hassan Massoudy's elegant calligraphy depicts the four seasons of the garden. From the icy palettes of winter, to delicate spring growth; from the dazzling sunshine and blooms of summer through ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Palestine to Israel: A Photographic Record of Destruction and State Formation, 1947-1950 by Ariella Azoulay
    From Palestine to Israel: A Photographic Record of Destruction and State Formation, 1947-1950 - by Ariella Azoulay

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331690 | ISBN 10: 0745331696

    In this carefully curated and beautifully presented photobook, Ariella Azoulay offers a new perspective on four crucial years in the history of Palestine/Israel.   The book reconstructs the processes by which the Palestinian majority in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Threads of Identity: Preserving Palestinian Costume and Heritage by Widad Kawar
    Threads of Identity: Preserving Palestinian Costume and Heritage - by Widad Kawar

    £32.50   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9789963610419 | ISBN 10: 9963610412

    This book is a record of the 50 years Widad Kamel Kawar spent researching, collecting and preserving part of the heritage of Palestine. This endeavour evolved into the Widad Kawar Collection, the largest to date of Palestinian traditional dress and a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Concrete Messages: Street Art on the Israeli-Palestinian Separation Barrier by Zia Krohn and Joyce Lagerweij
    Concrete Messages: Street Art on the Israeli-Palestinian Separation Barrier - by Zia Krohn and Joyce Lagerweij

    £19.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9789185639380 | ISBN 10: 9185639389

    The work of the world’s top street artists on the Israeli-Palestinian separation barrier.   Banksy was the first, but far from the only, international street artist to work on the separation barrier. Concrete Messages makes pieces and powerfu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Footnotes in Gaza by Joe Sacco
    Footnotes in Gaza - by Joe Sacco

    £20.00   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780224071093 | ISBN 10: 0224071092

    Rafah, a town at the southernmost tip of the Gaza Strip, is a squalid place. Raw concrete buildings front rubbish-strewn alleys. The narrow streets are crowded with young children and unemployed men. Situated on the border with Egypt, swaths of Rafah ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Child in Palestine: The Cartoons of Naji Al-Ali by Naji Al-Ali
    A Child in Palestine: The Cartoons of Naji Al-Ali - by Naji Al-Ali

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844673650 | ISBN 10: 1844673650

    First collection by leading Palestinian political cartoonist, introduced by the author of Palestine. With an introduction by Joe Sacco.  Naji al-Ali grew up in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh in the south Lebanese city of Sidon, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palestinian Art: From 1850 to the Present by Kamal Boullata
    Palestinian Art: From 1850 to the Present - by Kamal Boullata

    £25.00   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780863566486 | ISBN 10: 0863566480

    Kamal Boullata offers the first insider's study of Palestinian art. The only authoritative account in English yet published, this scholarly analysis presents insights into the development of Palestinian art before and after the cataclysmic events of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shadi Ghadirian: Iranian Photographer by Shadi Ghadirian, edited by Rose Issa
    Shadi Ghadirian: Iranian Photographer - by Shadi Ghadirian, edited by Rose Issa

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780863566387 | ISBN 10: 0863566383

    "Being a woman in Iran is hard, and working as a woman photographer is even harder."(Shadi Ghadirian) Shadi Ghadirian is one of Iran's leading contemporary photographers. Born in Tehran in 1974, she has exhibited widely in Europe and the US, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disaster and Resistance: Comics and Landscapes for the Twenty First Century by Seth Tobocman
    Disaster and Resistance: Comics and Landscapes for the Twenty First Century - by Seth Tobocman

    £14.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781904859765 | ISBN 10: 1904859763

    Disaster and Resistance outlines pressing social and political struggles at the dawn of the twenty-first century - from post 9-11 New York to Israel and Palestine, to Iraq and New Orleans.  Fans of Seth's classic works, You Don't Have to Fuck ... more

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  • Cover image of book Arab in America by Toufic El Rassi
    Arab in America - by Toufic El Rassi

    £13.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780867196733 | ISBN 10: 0867196734

    In this autobiography-meets-graphic-novel, Beirut-born lecturer and writer Toufic El Rassi illustrates the daily prejudice and discrimination experienced by Muslims and Arabs in modern American society.  Drawing from his personal history, Tou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi
    Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return - by Marjane Satrapi

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099523994 | ISBN 10: 009952399x

    Wise, often funny, sometimes heartbreaking, Persepolis: The Story of Childhood tells the story of Marjane Satrapi's life in Tehran from the ages of six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
    Embroideries - by Marjane Satrapi

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780224087407 | ISBN 10: 0224087401

    From the author of the highly acclaimed two-volume comic strip autobiography Persepolis, here is a gloriously entertaining and revealing comic-book look into the sex lives of women. When Marjane Satrapi's tough-talking grandmother, mother, eccentric ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palestinian Art by Gannit Ankori
    Palestinian Art - by Gannit Ankori

    £25.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781861892591 | ISBN 10: 1861892594

    Turmoil and violence have defined the lives of Palestinian people over the last few decades, yet in the midst of the chaos artists live and thrive, creating little-seen work that is a powerful response to their situation. Gannit Ankori's Palestinian ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi
    Chicken with Plums - by Marjane Satrapi

    £14.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780224080453 | ISBN 10: 0224080458

    In November 1955, Nasser Ali Khan, one of Iran's most celebrated tar players, is in search of a new instrument. His beloved tar has been broken. But no matter what tar he tries, none of them sound right. Brokenhearted, Nasser Ali Khan decides that li ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fixer: A Story from Sarajevo by Joe Sacco
    The Fixer: A Story from Sarajevo - by Joe Sacco

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780224073820 | ISBN 10: 0224073826

    In The Fixer Joe Sacco returns to Bosnia, the setting for his first masterpiece, Safe Area Gorazde.  In 2001 he went back to Sarajevo to meet up with his old 'fixer', an army veteran called Neven who, for the right price, could arrange anything for t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palestine by Joe Sacco
    Palestine - by Joe Sacco

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780224069823 | ISBN 10: 0224069829

    In late 1991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. Upon returning to the United States, he started writing and drawing Palesti ... more

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