'Few Palestinians have opened their minds and their hearts with such frankness' - The New York Times
Life in Palestine today - what it is really like - day to day, now shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2013
About the Author
Raja Shehadeh is Palestine's leading writer. He is also a lawyer and the founder of the pioneering Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq. He is the author of several acclaimed books including Strangers in the House
 and A Rift in Time
and winner of the 2008 Orwell Prize for Palestinian Walks
 (all Profile).