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Books about daily life, politics, history, and the future in Israel/Palestine

non-fiction

When the Rain Returns: Toward Justice and Reconciliation in Palestine and Israel Compiled By: American Friends Service Committee 2004
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Dishonest Broker: the US Role in Israel and Palestine By:Naseer Aruri 2007
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A Palestinian Christian Cry for Reconciliation By:Naim Stifan Ateek 2008
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Witness in Palestine By:Anna Baltzer 2007
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Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood By:Ibtisam Barakat (Winner of the 2007 Middle Grade/Young Adult Nonfiction book) 2007
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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict By: Phyllis Bennis 2007
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Justice and the Intifada: Palestinians and Israelis Speak Out By: Bergen, Neuhaus and Rebeiz 1991
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Israel and Palestine : Competing Histories By: Mike Berry and Greg Philo 2006
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Palestine: Peace not Apartheid By: Jimmy Carter 2006
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Blood Brothers By: Elias Chacour 2003
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The tent of Abraham : stories of hope and peace for Jews, Christians, and Muslims By: Chisti, Chittister, Shakur and Waskow 2006
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Blood and Religion By: Jonathan Cook 2006
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The West Bank Wall By: Ray Dolphin 2006
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The Palestine – Israel Conflict By: Todd Ferry and Gregory Harms 2005
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Quakers in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict By: Nancy Gallagher 2007
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Hebron Journal By: Art Gish 2001
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Gaza Mom: Palestine, Politics, Parenting and everything in between By:Laila El-Haddad 2010
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Israeli and Palestinian Identities in Dialogue By: Rabah Halabi 2004
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Obstacle to Peace By:Jeff Halper 2005
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Reporting from Ramallah By:Amira Hass 2003
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Windows in the Wall (photography) By: Rebecca Heyl 2007
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The Hour of Sunlight By:Sami Al Jundi 2011
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In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story By:Ghada Karmi 2002
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Palestinian Identity: the construction of modern national consciousness By:Rashid Khalidi 1997
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In Search of Peace By:Yousef Khanfar 2006
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Refusenik! Israel’s Soldiers of Conscience By:Peretz Kidron 2004
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Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine By: Joel Kovel 2007
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West Bank Diary By: Jerry Levin 2005
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Palestine inside out: an every day occupation By: Saree Macdisi 2010
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Defending the Holy Land By:Zeev Maoz 2006
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Kill khalid : the failed Mossad assassination of Khalid Mishal and the rise of Hamas By: Paul McGeough 2009
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The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy By: Mearsheimer and Waltz 2007
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Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life By:Sari Nusseibeh 2007
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The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine By: Ilan Pappe 2006
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Popular Resistance in Palestine By: Mazin Qumseyih 2011
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Sharing the Land of Canaan By:Mazin Qumsiyeh 2004
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Bethlehem Besieged By:Mitri Raheb 2004
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Israel - Palestine By:Tanya Reinhart 2005
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We Just Want to Live Here: A Palestinian Teenager, an Israeli Teenager, an Unlikely Friendship By:Amal Rifa’I (Palestinian) and Odelia Ainbinder (Israeli) with Sylke Temple 2003
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The Invention of the Jewish People By:Shlomo Sand 2009
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Palestine - A Guide By: Mariam Shahin 2006
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Best of Enemies By:Abu-Sharif (Palestinian) and Mahnaimi (Israeli) 1995
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Breaking the Silence – Soldiers’ Testimonies from Operation Cast Lead Gaza Compiled By: Shovrim Shtika 2009
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Dark Hope: working for peace in Israel and Palestine By:David Shulman 2007
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Hamas, a History from Within By:Azzam Tamimi 2007
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Toward an Open Tomb: the crisis of Israeli society By:Michel Warschawski 2004
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Witnessing for Peace in Jerusalem and the World By:Munib Younan 2003
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Occupied with Nonviolence: A Palestinian Woman Speaks By:Jean Zaru 2008
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Novels

Mornings in Jenin By: Susan Abulhawa 2010
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The Scar of David By: Susan Abulhawa (Winner: 2007 Best Book award for historical fiction) 2006
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The Shepherd’s Granddaughter By: Anne Laurel Carter 2008
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On the Hills of God By:Ibrahim Fawal (Winner PEN/Oakland award for multicultural literature) 1998
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Al-Naqba: The Catastrophe By: Barbara Goldscheider 2005
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Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family By: Dixiane Hallaj 2010
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Miral By: Rula Jebrael 2010
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A Little Piece of Ground By: Elizabeth Laird and Sonia Nimr 2003
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Poetry

So What Selected Poems By: Taha Muhammad Ali 1971 – 2005 2005
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We Begin Here, an anthology Edited By: Boullata and Engel 2007
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J’Accuse By: Aharon Shabtai(2004 PEN prize for Poetry in Translation) 2001
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The Flag of Childhood: Poems from the Middle East By: Naomi Shihab 2002
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