Eva Hoffman is an internationally renowned writer and academic. Her most important publications include Lost in Translation: Life in a New Language, Exit into History: A Journey Through the New Eastern Europe, Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews, The Secret, After Such Knowledge: Memory, History and the Legacy of the Holocaust, and Time. She teaches on the MA course at Kingston, London.
Books by Eva Hoffman
Interviews with Eva Hoffman
To tell your own story is to confront and construct your deepest sense of self. The author of Lost in Translation tells us about five striking memoirs of identity, dislocation, and belonging.
Interviews where books by Eva Hoffman were recommended
The inner life is a mystery but the best biographies expose the hidden kernel of a person, says literary biographer and academic, Lyndall Gordon. She picks five books that push the boundaries of the genre.
To understand what makes integration fail or succeed we need to know why migrants moved in the first place, says Shahram Khosravi, Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University and author of Young and Defiant in Tehran and ‘Illegal’ Traveller.
Pax: War and Peace in Rome's Golden Age
by Tom Holland
Vergil: The Poet's Life (Ancient Lives)
by Sarah Ruden
Ian Fleming: The Complete Man
by Nicholas Shakespeare
The Secret Lives of Numbers: A Global History of Mathematics & its Unsung Trailblazers
by Kate Kitagawa & Timothy Revell
The Chile Project: The Story of the Chicago Boys and the Downfall of Neoliberalism
by Sebastian Edwards
As summer collapses into fall across the northern hemisphere, Five Books editor Sophie Roell takes a look at the nonfiction books that have been published over the last three months. Reading serious nonfiction books remains the easiest way to get up to speed on not only things you’re already interested in, but lots of things you didn’t know you didn’t know.