Our four-step* plan for organizing for your winter holiday gift-giving:
1. Think about all the different kinds and ages of people on your holiday gift list.
2. Go look the amazing array of informative and engaging books now on Just World Books's list. Remember there are four pages of offerings to look at there!
3. Look at the discounts we're offering through December 31:
4. Place your order, right there at our website. (Allow plenty of time for shipping!)
* This easy four-step plan will work-- and get you all the advertised discounts-- provided you have all the books shipped to one address (presumably yours), and you can do your own gift-wrapping. If you'd like us to do gift-wrapping and customized shipping to multiple recipients, please contact us to get a price!
On November 15, the Middle East program of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) presented Laila El-Haddad and Refaat Alareer with their "Inspiration for Hope" award. The presentation was made at a lovely, capacity-crowd gala dinner held at the Chicago Theological Seminary, under the auspices of AFSC's Chicago office.Laila El-Haddad is the author of Gaza [...]
Three great contributors to The People Make the Peace: Lessons from the Vietnam Antiwar Movement discussed their perspectives on the book-- and on the life experiences that inspired it-- at a fascinating and so-timely book discussion at The Potter's House on this past Tuesday, November 10th. As John told the assembled crowd, People Make the Peace [...]
At a time of sharply increased inter-communal tension in Palestine/Israel, two of our Israeli-citizen authors have been criss-crossing the Middle East with their messages for justice and equality for all. Jerusalem-born Miko Peled, author of The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, has been speaking out recently in Israel and the West Bank, [...]
Just World Books was delighted to exhibit The Gaza Kitchen at the Gourmet Gallery of the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair last week. Two very exciting things happened there: The book was named by Gourmand International as the best book on Arab cuisine in the 20-year history of their cookbook publishing awards system. And our friends [...]
Our tireless author, public speaker, traveler, and activist Laila El-Haddad is in Europe this week-- where on Thursday she and Maggie Schmitt, her co-author oforThe Gaza Kitchen, will hold an intriguing public discussion of the book with none other than world-famous Mediterranean cookery maven Claudia Roden! (For details, see ,below.) On Saturday, El-Haddad was in Edinburgh, [...]
It was standing room only at the Cake Shop performance space in Manhattan's Lower East Side Monday, when peace activist Lillian Rosengarten launched her searing memoir Survival and Conscience: From the Shadows of Nazi Germany to the Jewish Boat to Gaza in a wide-ranging conversation with Philip Weiss, the co-editor of Mondoweiss. Just World Books CEO [...]
Awesome contributors to Gaza Unsilenced Eman Mohammed and Laila El-Haddad held a spellbinding panel at the DC Palestinian Film and Arts festival on October 3, in which they discussed the many acute challenges they and other (photo)journalists have faced in Gaza. The twosome are pictured here flanking Festival board member (and friend of Just World Books) [...]
Buzz has definitely been building for the new memoir from poet and peace activist Lillian Rosengarten, Survival and Conscience: From the Shadows of Nazi Germany to the Jewish Boat to Gaza, which Just World Books will be launching in New York City, Monday.(At time of writing, tickets are still available for this event, which will [...]
Leila Abdelrazaq, the author of the amazing, Palestinian-themed graphic novel Baddawi, got a warm welcome for her work at North America’s premiere independent cartooning and comic arts festival, the Small Press Expo (SPXPO), where she was an invited exhibitor, September 19-20. At her table at the crowded expo, Abdelrazaq was offering not only copies of Baddawi in [...]