Raja Shehadeh

Considered Palestine’s leading writer, Raja Shehadeh is a writer, lawyer, and the founder of the pioneering Palestinian human rights organization Al-Haq. He is the author of several books including the 2008 Orwell Prize–winning Palestinian Walks as well as Where the Line Is Drawn and Going Home (both from The New Press). He has written for the New York Times, the New Yorker, Granta, and other publications. He lives in Ramallah, Palestine.

News and Reviews

New York Times

Read an op-ed by Going Home author Raja Shehadeh in the New York Times that reflects on COVID-19 and his experience living under occupation in Ramallah.

Kirkus Reviews

Read a review of Going Home in Kirkus Reviews.

Books by Raja Shehadeh

Going Home
A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation

Raja Shehadeh

Where the Line Is Drawn
A Tale of Crossings, Friendships, and Fifty Years of Occupation in Israel-Palestine

Raja Shehadeh