Judges of the 2021 International Booker Prize revealed on Tuesday the 13 novels longlisted for the prestigious award, and Palestinian author Adania Shibli has secured a spot on the list for her book “Minor Detail.” 
The novel begins in 1949, one year after the Nakba in which 700,000 Palestinians were displaced. A military operation is taking place in the Negev desert, south of Gaza along the Egyptian border, to secure the land and expel the Arabs.