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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Palestine +100: Stories From a Century After the Nakba by Basma Ghalayini (Editor)
    Palestine +100: Stories From a Century After the Nakba - by Basma Ghalayini (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910974445 | ISBN 10: 1910974447

    STORIES FROM A CENTURY AFTER THE NAKBA   Palestine +100 poses a question to twelve Palestinian writers: what might your country look like in the year 2048 – a century after the tragedies and trauma of what has come to be called the Nakba? How mi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fractured Destinies by Rabai Al-Madhoun
    Fractured Destinies - by Rabai Al-Madhoun

    £11.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9789774168628 | ISBN 10: 9774168623

    Palestinian-Armenian Ivana eloped with a British doctor in the 1940s, in the midst of the Nakba, and emigrated to England.   Over half a century later, her daughter Julie has been tasked with her dying wish: to take her ashes back to their old ... more

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  • Cover image of book Time of White Horses by Ibrahim Nasrallah, translated by Nancy Roberts
    Time of White Horses - by Ibrahim Nasrallah, translated by Nancy Roberts

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789774167577 | ISBN 10: 9774167570

    Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction Spanning the collapse of Ottoman rule and the British Mandate in Palestine, this is the story of three generations of a defiant family from the Palestinian village of Hadiya before 1948.& ... more

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  • Cover image of book Haifa Fragments by Khulud Khamis
    Haifa Fragments - by Khulud Khamis

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780262598 | ISBN 10: 1780262590

    Jewellery designer, Maisoon, wants an ordinary extraordinary life, which isnt easy for a tradition-defying, activist, Palestinian citizen of Israel, who refuses to be crushed by the feeling that she is an unwelcome guest in the land of her ancestors ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Land Agent by J. David Simons
    The Land Agent - by J. David Simons

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908643964 | ISBN 10: 190864396x

    Set in 1902s Palestine, this compelling novel by the author of bestseller An Exquisite Sense of What Is Beautiful tells a haunting tale of love and finding a home in the world.   Palestine, 1920s. Working as an agent for one of the riches ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Gaza: A City in Short Fiction by Atef Abu Saif (Editor)
    The Book of Gaza: A City in Short Fiction - by Atef Abu Saif (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781905583645 | ISBN 10: 1905583648

    Featuring Atef Abu Saif, Abdallah Tayeh, Talal Abu Shawish, Mona Abu Sharekh, Najlaa Ataallah, Ghareeb Asqalani, Nayrouz Qarmout, Yusra al Khatib, Asmaa al Ghul & Zaki al 'Ela Under the Israeli occupation of the '70s and '80s, writers in Gaza had ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lady from Tel Aviv by Raba
    The Lady from Tel Aviv - by Raba'i al-Madhoun

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846590917 | ISBN 10: 1846590914

    Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2010 Winner of the English Pen Award In the economy class of a plane, the lives of two passengers intersect: Walid Dahman, a Palestinian writer, is returning to his family in Gaza for t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti
    The Almond Tree - by Michelle Cohen Corasanti

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781859643297 | ISBN 10: 1859643299

    Gifted with a mind that continues to impress the elders in his village, Ichmad Hamid struggles with the knowledge that he can do nothing to save his friends and family. Living on occupied land, his entire village operates in constant fear of losing t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spectres by Radwa Ashour
    Spectres - by Radwa Ashour

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906697259 | ISBN 10: 1906697256

    Spectres tells the story of Radwa and Shagar, two women born on the same day. The narrative alternates between their childhoods, their days at work, their married and unmarried lives, and the two books they are writing, both called Spectres.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist by Emile Habiby, translated by Salma K Jayyusi and Trevor Le Gassick
    The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist - by Emile Habiby, translated by Salma K Jayyusi and Trevor Le Gassick

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906697266 | ISBN 10: 1906697264

    Purposefully imitating Voltaire's classic Candide, another dark comedy which derives its humour from life's tragedies, Habiby's The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist is a classic of Arab literature. Saeed's, a Palestinian who becomes a citizen of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Olive Grove by Deborah Rohan
    The Olive Grove - by Deborah Rohan

    £11.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780863566677 | ISBN 10: 0863566677

    The Moghrabis have lived in Palestine for centuries. Near the end of the First World War, Ottoman soldier Kamel Moghrabi is imprisoned by his Turkish masters. Reunited with his family after being freed by British soldiers, he marries his childhood sw ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let It Be Morning by Sayed Kashua
    Let It Be Morning - by Sayed Kashua

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843545439 | ISBN 10: 1843545438

    A young journalist, recently married and with a new baby, is seeking a quieter life away from the city and has bought a large house in his parent's hometown, an Arab village in Israel. Nothing is as he remembers: everything is smaller, the people pet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Qissat; Short Stories by Palestinian Women by Jo Glanville (Ed)
    Qissat; Short Stories by Palestinian Women - by Jo Glanville (Ed)

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781846590122 | ISBN 10: 1846590124

    These fascinating and diverse stories reflect the everyday concerns of Palestinians living under occupation. Writers who were children during the first intifada appear alongside those who remember the outbreak of the Lebanese civil war. They offer co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Thorns by Sahar Khalifeh
    Wild Thorns - by Sahar Khalifeh

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780863565373 | ISBN 10: 0863565379

    A young Palestinian named Usama returns from working in the Gulf to support the resistance movement. His mission is to blow up buses transporting Palestinian workers to Israel. Shocked to discover that many of his fellow citizens have adjusted t ... more

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