Raja Shehadeh is Palestine's leading writer. He is also a lawyer and the founder of the pioneering Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq. Shehadeh is the author of several acclaimed books including Strangers in the House and Occupation Diaries and winner of the 2008 Orwell Prize for Palestinian Walks (all published by Profile). He lives in Ramallah in Palestine.
Published: September 2019
Raja Shehadeh reflects on ageing, failure, the occupation, and the changing face of Ramallah.
Published: April 2018
'Brilliantly evokes the Palestinian tragedy by way of a complex friendship. This is a fiercely intelligent and honest account.' - Ian McEwan
Published: April 2017
As the borders between Palestine and Israel have shifted, so has the experience of crossing between the two countries, peoples and languages.
Published: September 2015
A fresh look at the Middle East today, tomorrow and in the past: fifteen writers, with an introduction by Raja Shehadeh, author of the Orwell Prize winning Palestinian Walks, and Penny Johnson.
Published: February 2015
'Shehadeh's voice is a rare one - angry yet dispassionate, committed yet free' - Michael Ignatieff
Published: December 2013
Life in Palestine today - what it is really like - day to day.
Published: September 2010
From the Orwell Prize winning author of Palestinian Walks comes the poignant and revealing true story of his remarkable great uncle's political struggles.
Published: October 2009
An extraordinary and moving memoir by the award-winning author of Palestinian Walks - updated with a new foreword.
Published: October 2008
Over two decades of turmoil and change in the Middle East, steered via the history-soaked landscape of Palestine.