Books Alice Hoffman Books by Alice Hoffman Alice Hoffman has written books about: Historical Fiction Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Alice Hoffman NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Book Reviews 'Marriage Of Opposites' Paints Camille Pissarro's Colorful Family History August 6, 2015 Alice Hoffman's new novel is a fictionalized account of the painter's early life and family, including the eccentric mother who raised him on the Caribbean island of St. Thomas. Best Books Of 2011 A Passion For The Past: 2011's Best Historical Fiction December 16, 2011 These five outstanding novels take us to unfamiliar eras and exotic locales — ancient Israel, Elizabethan England, 1920s Paris — while confirming our common humanity. A Passion For The Past: 2011's Best Historical Fiction Listen· 6:56 6:56 Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/143149380/144232010" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Author Interviews A Tale Of Forgiveness From The Tragedy Of Masada November 5, 2011 When Jerusalem fell in 70 A.D., hundreds of Jews journeyed through the desert to a place called Masada. They called it home until the Romans came and a bloody battle left behind only a few survivors. Alice Hoffman tells her own version of the story in her new novel, The Dovekeepers. A Tale Of Forgiveness From The Tragedy Of Masada Listen· 7:43 7:43 Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/141905655/142061237" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Novel Ideas Alice Hoffman: She Needs a Laptop ... and Time November 10, 2006 Alice Hoffman is the author of 16 novels, most recently Skylight Confessions (coming in January '07); two collections of stories and several books for children and teens. She lives in Massachusetts.