The Middle East Monitor are pleased to announce the short list for MEMO Palestine Book Awards 2015. The shortlisted authors listed alphabetically are as follows:
- Baddawi – Leila AbdelRazaq, published by Just World Books
- Chief Complaint – Hatim Kanaaneh, MD, published by Just World Books
- Gaza, A History – Jean-Pierre Filiu, published by Hurst Publishers
- Jerusalem Interrupted – Lena Jayyusi, published by Olive Branch Press
- The Drone Eats With Me – Atef Abu Saif, published by Comma Press
- The Palestinians – Elias Sanbar, published by Yale University Press
- Vanished – Ahmed Masoud, published by Rimal Publications
The final judging of the books will be awarded in the following categories: Academic, Memoir and Creative.
The winners will be announced at the Awards Evening on the 19th November 2015, to be held in London. The awards evening will be by invitation-only, but there will be a live stream of the ceremony. [view last year's live stream]
Submissions for our Palestine Book Awards 2016 will open in January 2016 where we encourage publishers to submit all books published between June 2015 and June 2016 on the subject of Palestine for the Palestine Book Awards 2016.