Well-known Celtic writers give their backing to translations of Palestinian verse. Read more about Palestine's song sings on in "A Bird is Not a Stone"
Palestine may be unique: after the imperial powers retreated, it suffered a fresh colonization. Read more about New book explores how Palestine "lost its history"
Ibrahim Nasrallah’s Time of White Horses is a bewildering labyrinth of a book, yet its very untidiness conveys a powerful sense of the textures of place, time and custom of Palestine’s history. Read more about Magic realism with footnotes: novelist Nasrallah creates a genre of his own
Whatever the literary qualities of Günter Grass’s poem, it testifies to his lingering literary eminence that it has engendered such a colossal backlash, to the point that he has now been banned from Israel. Read more about Poem sparks debate about whether Germany should absolve Israel's crimes
Steven Salaita is an associate professor of English at Virginia Tech who has written several books on the failure of liberal civil rights discourse to counter anti-Arab racism, particularly in the United States. In his new book, Israel’s Dead Soul, he evaluates the potential complicity between enlightened ideals and their opposite. Read more about Salaita skewers liberalism in "Israel's Dead Soul"
The Hour of Sunlight chronicles the life of Sami Al Jundi, former supervisor of the Seeds of Peace Center in Jerusalem. But the book doesn’t deliver on its promise to show readers “the path to a resolution” of the conflict. Read more about Book review: Waiting for redemption in "The Hour of Sunlight"
Ronit Lentin is an Israeli-born academic and novelist now based in Ireland, where she teaches sociology at Trinity College, Dublin. She describes her latest book, Co-memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba, as “a reflection on the contested relations between commemoration and appropriation from the standpoint of a member of the perpetrators’ collectivity, whose politics align her with the colonized.” Read more about Book review: From mourning to mobilization
The Israeli historian Ilan Pappé’s new memoir Out of the Frame manages to link Pappé’s personal struggle against Israeli McCarthyism with a broader struggle for human and political rights of which academic freedom is merely one aspect. Raymond Deane reviews for The Electronic Intifada. Read more about Book review: An Israeli academic's struggle against McCarthyism
Eyes in Gaza is a detailed and harrowing account by the Norwegian doctors Mads Gilbert and Erik Fosse of their experiences in al-Shifa Hospital during Israel’s deadly assault on Gaza in December 2008-January 2009. Read more about Review: Norwegian doctors' "Eyes in Gaza"
London-based journalist and photographer William Parry’s Against the Wall serves as both a political and aesthetic document, perhaps exemplifying the German philosopher Walter Benjamin’s famous thesis that “[t]here is no document of culture that is not at the same time a document of barbarism.” Read more about Art as resistance: "Against the Wall" reviewed
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