Palestine Summer Reading List

Below you will find a list of books I am compiling as suggestions for those of us interested in broadening our understanding of Palestine’s history, culture and current state of affairs. I am more than open to any recommendations you may have, so send them my way in the comments section below!

**I am beginning to organize an online discussion series for these books. If you are interested in participating please send an email with your name and ‘PSRL’ as the subject to**

(Ranked in no particular order)

1) One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse – Ali Abunimah

2) Mornings In Jenin – Susan Abulhawa

3) Once Upon A Country – Sari Nusseibeh

4) Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights – Omar Barghouti

5) A Wall in Palestine By René Backmann, Translated by A. Kaiser

6) The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine – Ilan Pappe

7) Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy – Ben White

8) I Saw Ramallah – Mourid Barghouti

9) My Father Was A Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story – Ramzy Baroud

10)  Sharon and my Mother-In-Law – Souad Amiri

11) The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East – Sandy Tolan

12) The Question of Palestine – Edward Said

13) Fateful Triangle: The US, Israel, and the Palestinians – Noam Chomsky


2 Responses to Palestine Summer Reading List

  1. Ayman says:

    A couple of book suggestions:

    1) Violence, Nonviolence and the Palestinian National Movement – Dr. Wendy Pearlman

    2) Gaza Mom – Laila El-Haddad

    3) The Wind in My Hair – Salwa Salem
    – this is a memoir

    4) Palestine – Joe Sacco

    5) Footnotes in Gaza – Joe Sacco

    4&5 are in comic book style.

  2. mobarh says:

    Soul in Exile – Fawaz Turki

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