Hoffman, Eva

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HOFFMAN, Eva. American (born Poland), b. 1945. Genres: Autobiography/Memoirs, Travel/Exploration, History. Career: University of New Hampshire, Durham, assistant professor of literature, 1975-76; Tufts University, Medford, MA, assistant professor of literature, 1976-77; New York Times, New York City, "Week in Review" editor, 1980-82, "Arts and Leisure" deputy editor, 1982-85; New York Times Book Review, New York City, editor, 1987-89. Publications: Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language (autobiography), 1989; Exit into History: A Journey through the New Eastern Europe, 1993; Shtetl: A History of a Small Town and the Life and Death of Polish Jews; The Sevret, 2002. Address: Georges Borchardt, 136 E 57th St, New York, NY 10022, U.S.A.