SACRED TRASH: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza (Schocken/Nextbook, 2011)
MY HAPPINESS BEARS NO RELATION TO HAPPINESS (Yale University Press, 2009)
HOUSE OF WINDOWS: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood (Steerforth Press, 2000)
Adina Hoffman is the author of Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City, House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood, and My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet’s Life in the Palestinian Century, named one of the best twenty books of 2009 by the Barnes & Noble Review. She is also the 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 one of the inaugural Windham Campbell prizes in 2013. She divides her time between Jerusalem and New Haven.