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Adina Hoffman

Contributors

Adina Hoffman is the author of House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood (Steerforth Press and Broadway/Doubleday Books, 2002). Her essays and criticism have appeared in The Washington Post, The Times Literary Supplement, The Boston Globe, New York Newsday, Tin House, CoExist Magazine, The Forward, and on the World Service of the BBC. Formerly a film critic for the American Prospect and the Jerusalem Post, she has worked as an editor and teacher and been visiting professor at Middlebury College and Wesleyan University. She lives in Jerusalem. 

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2012

Sunday, 19 February 2012

Adina Hoffman’s Jewish Quarterly-Wingate-Prize-winning biography of Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali is a moving account of the ways “ordinary” individuals are swept up by the floodtides of both war and peace.

Hoffman's beautifully written book, My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness, tells the story of an exceptional man and the culture from which he emerged. It also reflects on the often alchemical means by which experience is transformed into art.

The JBW Newsfeed

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Congratulations to Linda Grant and Naomi Alderman, who have both been shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for their respective...
Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.