Middle East Monitor announces the winners for Palestine Book Awards 2014 in London

This year's Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Dr Salman Abu Sitta, a veteran Palestinian cartographer whose work has been invaluable in the protection of Palestinian memory and history.

"They took our geography - but we memorised it and preserved our history," Abu Sitta said during his acceptance speech.

The 2014 winners are:

General Award: Ali Abunimah -The Battle for Justice in Palestine

Academic Award: Diana Allan - Refugees of the Revolution: Experiences of Exile

Memoir Award: Salim Tamari & Issam Nassar - The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh

Lifetime Achievement Award: Salman Abu Sitta

Source: www.middleeastmonitor.com