The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance

Rashid Khalidi’s telling of the story of the loss of his homeland and its gradual invasion is a deeply personal one, and is unlike...

Passage to the Plaza

Passage to the Plaza is a fast-paced novel that follows a multi-generational cast through the first Palestinian Intifada. It is written from a predominantly female...

‘The long journey of a refugee trying to return home’ — Salman Abu Sitta’s memoir BY HATIM KANAANEH  SEPTEMBER 1, 2020  Share on Facebook Share on Twitter   In the preface...

A view of Palestine from a bicycle seat

Fifty Miles Wide: Cycling Through Israel and Palestine by Julian Sayarer, Arcadia Books (2020) Julian Sayarer is not a person who lacks ambition. In his twenties, he broke the...

The Sand Catcher

GU-Q scholar pens debut novel on complexity of Palestinian memory Author and scholar Omar Khalifah (pictured), an associate professor of Arabic literature and culture at...

How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs – Book Review

How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs – Book Review How the West Stole Democracy From the Arabs, by Elizabeth F. Thomson. (Photo: Book...

Palestinian Citizens in Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

In the aftermath of the 1948 Nakba, Palestinians have had to contend with different forms of erasure and fragmentation of Palestinian identity, while acquainting...

Man-made Israel

Man-made Israel Erasure of Palestinian history has become an obsession. Sam Bahour What do you get when you mix ten decades of biblical studies, an Old...

There is no letter “p” in the Arabic language.

There is no letter “p” in the Arabic language. “Falastin” is how “Falastinians” refer to themselves. Ask a Palestinian what the word means to...

Gaza blockade: Egyptian harassment meets readers

Recounting his journey with two companions to reach the Gaza Strip through Egypt's blockade, a co-author of the book No Way to Gaza detailed...

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Unsilencing Gaza – Reflections on Resistance

by Sara Roy Pluto Press £19.99   SARA ROY’S stated aim in writing this book is to explain the significance of the occupation of Gaza, analysing its...

Swedish church calls for study into Israel’s standards of law keeping

Palestine Update 507 Comment Swedish church calls for study into Israel’s standards of law keeping When a church body that carries influence and clout speaks up, Israel...

Resistance literature and ‘pedagogy of the oppressed’ in colonized Palestine

By Haider Eid This semester, I am teaching two novels and a few short stories written by brilliant, critical “Orientals,” and Africans following Edward Said’s...