Adina Hoffman

Adina Hoffman

Adina Hoffman is the author of House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood and My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet’s Life in the Palestinian Century, winner of the 2010 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize. She is also the co-author, with Peter Cole, of Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza, which received the American Library Association’s award for the Jewish book of the year. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, she was awarded a Windham Campbell prize in 2013. She divides her time between Jerusalem and New Haven, Connecticut.

The 2018 Shortlist

  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  •  The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Enclosure: Palestinian landscapes in a historical mirror
  • Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution

Recommended Reading

  • Jerusalem stands alone
  • P is for Palestine
  • The Palestinian Table
  • Employing the enemy: The Story of Palestinian labourers on Israeli settlements