Author Meets BookTok: Sim Kern and Rashid Khalidi on “The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine”

Monday, December 4, 2023

10am EST / 3pm GMT / 5pm Gaza


Watch the recording online at

Join us for this can’t miss event: Sim Kern in conversation with Rashid Khalidi, author of the New York Times bestseller, and Booktok favorite, The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017. Hosted by Librarians and Archivists with Palestine, we will explore Palestinian history, learn about Gaza’s place in it, and how history can help all of us, especially book influencers, meet this moment of mobilization against genocide and war. We are proud to host this event as part of Read Palestine Week.

Books recommended during the talk:

Rashid Khalidi’s recommendations:
Return to Haifa by Ghassan Kanafani (and other books!)
We Could Have Been Friends, My Father and I: A Palestinian Memoir by Raja Shehadeh
Books by Suad Amiry
Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora, edited by Ismail Khalidi and Naomi Wallace

Sim Kern’s recommendations:
Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
Palestine by Joe Sacco
Minor Detail by Adania Shibli
Koolaids by Rabih Alameddine
Palestinian Walks by Raja Shehadeh

Deanna Roberts (moderator) recommendations:
What It Means To Be Palestinian: Stories of Palestinian Peoplehood by Dina Matar