Capers, Charlotte. “The Comeuppance of a Gentleman.” New York Times Book Review (17 April 1960): 24.
Offers a positive assessment of A Place for My Head.
Cooperman, Stanley. “Recent Fiction.” The Nation (11 February 1955): 123.
Finds The Trumpet Unblown to be a dated and unremarkable war novel.
Core, George. “Confronting Dilemmas of Flesh, Spirit.” Roanoke Times & World-News (5 December 1993): D4.
Brief overview of Hoffman's career and life in honor of the Dos Passos Award he received from Longwood College.
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