Which Palestinian book should you read next?

Whether you are a Palestinian literature buff or are just simply looking for your next page turner, take our quiz for #WorldBookDay to find out which Palestinian book is for you.

Interpal
Created By Interpal
On Mar 1, 2017

Have you read any Palestinian books before?

What is your favourite genre?

What's your favourite spot to read in?

Which of these books would you most like to read?

Which of these libraries would you most like to read in?

In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story by Ghada Karmi

In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story by Ghada Karmi

Karmi's coming of age book takes the reader on a journey of entering womanhood as an exiled Palestinian woman coming to Britain. It makes a perfect choice for #InternationalWomensDay!

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey by Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey by Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

These mouth watering recipes explore different cuisines from all corners of Gaza. Packed with savoury snacks, sweet treats and a dash of local flavour, this is the perfect choice for anyone looking to cook up a storm!

Baddawi by Leila Abdelrazaq

Baddawi by Leila Abdelrazaq

This is the story of a young boy raised in a refugee camp who encounters several challenges growing up and trying to navigate the social and cultural pressures of adulthood. Through visual imagery, the reader is taken on a poignant journey of violence, heartbreak and self discovery.

I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti

I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti

With a forward by esteemed academic Edward Said, I Saw Ramallah is a classic of the Palestinian literary tradition. A must-read for anyone trying to understand the struggles of a native trying to negotiate the troubled history of his homeland.

The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist by Emile Habiby

The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist by Emile Habiby

A classic of Arabic fiction, Habibi's satirical novel pushed the boundaries of Palestinian literature. One to read to impress your friends!

A Bird is Not a Stone: An Anthology of Contemporary Palestinian Poetry by Henry Bell, Sarah Irving, Liz Lochhead

A Bird is Not a Stone: An Anthology of Contemporary Palestinian Poetry by Henry Bell, Sarah Irving, Liz Lochhead

A collection of contemporary Palestinian poetry, A Bird is Not a Stone meditates on the history of Palestine through a chorus of different voices.