Three book covers:: Morninngs in Jenin; The hundred year war on Palestine; Tears for Tarshiha


APAN was gifted over 800 books on Palestine, Israel and the Middle East, and we are excited to have just established a library with this amazing resource. You can view the APAN online catalogue which has some wonderful titles you could order into your local library.  To borrow books, or to find out more – email [email protected]

The Book Room

APAN is excited to have worked with award winning writer Samah Sabawi on a webinar series hosting progressive authors whose works have contributed to decolonizing the Australian and Palestinian literature landscape.

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Best selling novelist Susan Abulhawa at the launch of the Book Room

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Book Reviews

We are grateful to APAN volunteers for reviewing books on Palestine – click here to access them all, or see below for the most recent reviews.

The Deadly Promise

Less page-turning thriller than worthy tutorial, The Deadly Promise follows the changing politics of Zach Peretz, a 31 year old secular Jew. Set in London immediately before the third attack on Gaza in 2014, Zach’s story begins with him brashly expressing anti-Palestinian views. For example, early in the book he says: Jewish critics of Israel […]

Boycott Theory and the Struggle for Palestine

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has three arms: the commercial, the cultural and the academic. The dedicated focus of the book is the latter. Before discussing Riemer’s book it is important to outline the key points of the larger campaign: ‘The BDS movement was launched by 170 Palestinian unions, refugee networks, women’s organisations, […]

Among the Almond Trees: A Palestinian Memoir

The translator of this beautiful book calls it a memoir. The author’s son, Àthar, says it is an autobiography. It seems both a meditative memoir and an autobiography written by Hussein Barghouthi (1954-2002), as he faced death from cancer while still in his forties. The almond trees in the Palestinian village of his birth provide […]

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