Marcello Di Cintio

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Pay No Heed to the Rockets

Palestine in the Present Tense

Marcello Di Cintio first visited Palestine in 1999. Like most outsiders, the Palestinian narrative that he knew had been simplified by a seemingly unending struggle, a near-Sisyphean curse of … 264 View

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Travels Along the Barricades

Winner, Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction, and City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Shortlisted, Dolman Travel Book Award Longlisted, … 288 View
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The Girl in the Green Dress

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The introduction describes the experience of the author as he crosses the border into Palestine. 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

The Wall Disease

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The author introduces the book and the history and concept of wall-building, and how this practice has served humanity and served to cement discord and divisions. 7 $0.70 Add
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Drawing a Line in the Sand

The Western Sahara

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This chapter focuses on the berm/’Wall of Shame" in the Western Sahara, which has a long history but which was completed in 1987 and is still manned by Moroccan troops and watched over … 36 $3.60 Add
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The Homeland is Where None of This Can Happen

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This chapter describes the experiences of Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish from the 1940s to the present. 25 $2.50 Add
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The Bogeyman is Coming

Ceuta and Melilla

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This chapter discusses the wall that stands between Spain and Morocco and the plight of those migrants that try to cross into Spain, and into Europe. 21 $2.10 Add
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Whenever My Sore Heart Gets Hungry

The Quest for Land

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In this chapter, the author explores the evolution and current situation of the Palestinian poetry scene. He meets and talks to several poets living and working in Palestine. 49 $4.90 Add
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To Breathe Life Into a Name

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In this chapter, the author travels to Jerusalem and meets with several writers and poets living in the divided city. He explores what the city means to the Palestinian people through their writing. 34 $3.40 Add
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Zero People of No Man’s Land

The Indo-Bangladesh Fence

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This chapter focuses on the wall beween India and Bangladesh, exploring the history of partition and the history of this division and how it has increased divisions between countries, religions, … 27 $2.70 Add
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A Nakba of Olives

The West Bank Wall

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This chapter focuses on the West Bank Wall, which divides Israeli and Palestinian/Arab populations and territory. Israelis have described this wall as necessary to stop terrorism and defend their … 30 $3.00 Add
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I Do Not Have an Account in the Bank of Wars

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In this chapter the author crosses into Israel to meet with Palestinian writers living there. 42 $4.20 Add
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If You Can Hear the Rockets, Then You are Alive

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In this chapter, the author travels to the Gaza Strip, and explores how artists there are able to find beauty in even the most unstable places. 44 $4.40 Add
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Waiting Absurd

Nicosia/Lefkoşa

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The author travels to Cyprus and discusses the wall that divides its territory and the Turkish and Greek Cypriots. He explores the history of this wall and the conflict between these two groups, … 31 $3.10 Add
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She is Oranges that Explode

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In this chapter, the author explores the experience of refugees living in camps in Palestine. 38 $3.80 Add
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Shun Thy Neighbour

The U.S.-Mexico Border

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The author explores the history and harsh reality of the U.S.-Mexico border, focusing on the Mexican perspective and the plight of migrants looking to immigrate to the U.S.. 47 $4.70 Add