Gay “erotica”, court judgments and crime novels along with government reports, memoranda, journal articles make up a substantial part of my reading during the year. Reading novels, poetry and non-fiction also help me get through the difficult days and months. My top eleven books for this year are listed in order of enjoyment and appreciation.
Teargas used to quell stone-throwing youths at funeral procession of Mustafa Tamimi, who was killed by Israeli soldier Phoebe Greenwood in Ramallah Source guardian.co.uk, Sunday 11 December 2011 18.55 GMT Palestinians try to avoid teargas fired by Israeli soldiers in Nabi Saleh. Photograph: Nasser Shiyoukhi/AP Palestinian youths have clashed with Israeli soldiers at