Resources For Writers (and Performers)

Our writers and performers aim to create impassioned theatrical responses from facts on the ground and ideologies in motion. For them and for audiences, we recommend these resources for greater knowledge and inspiration (both dark and light).

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  • Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation by Saree Makdisi
  • The Question of Palestine by Edward Said
  • The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Illan Pape
  • Israel/Palestine: How to End the War of 1948 by Tanya Reinhart
  • Before Their Diaspora by Walid Khalidi
  • The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood by Rashid Khalidi
  • Goliath: Live and Loathing in Greater Israel by Max Blumenthal
  • Prophet's Outcast: A Century of Dissident Jewish Writing About Zionism and Israel, Edited by Adam Shatz
  • Wrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Edited by Alisa Solomon and Tony Kushner
  • Israel and Palestine: Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations by Avi Shlaim
  • The Iron Wall by Avi Shlaim
  • Palestine by Joe Sacco
  • The Battle for Justice in Palestine by Ali Abunimah
  • Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter
  • Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories by Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine
  • Against the Wall: The Art of Resistance in Palestine by William Parry
  • One Palestine Complete: Jews & Arabs Under the British Mandate by Tom Segev
  • Footnotes in Gaza: A Graphic Novel by Joe Sacco
  • Drinking the Sea at Gaza: Days and Nights in a and Under Siege by Amira Hass
  • Lords of the Land: The War over Israel's Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007, by Akiva Eldar and Idith Zertal
  • Letters to Palestine: Writers Respond to War and Occupation, Edited by Vijay Prashad.
  • The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948, Edited by Avi Shlaim and Eugene L. Rogan
  • Palestinian Walks: Forays Into a Vanishing Landscape, by Raja Shehadeh

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