Shortlisted Books for Palestine Book Awards 2016 Announced

6 books have been shortlisted for the Palestine Book Awards 2016. (Photo: via MEMO)

The Palestine Book Awards has announced the books shortlisted for the Awards for 2016.

The Awards is an annual project that is currently in its fifth year. It honors and celebrates books written in English with Palestine as its theme. It is also an attempt to encourage authors and publishers to create more outstanding works on Palestine.

A total of 40 books were submitted this year. The shortlisted books selected by the judges have truly added to the diverse selection of submissions this year, spanning a range of genres echoing the Palestinian narrative.

The 2016 shortlisted authors are:

The judges this year are:

The winners will be announced at the Book Awards ceremony, which will be held on Friday 18thNovember, at the Hilton Hotel in London.

This year sees an outstanding collection which no doubt conveys the true essence of Palestinian life.

(MEMO, PC)

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