Books by Paul Hoffman

THE LAST FOUR THINGS by Paul Hoffman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 4, 2011

"Less a novel than a fictionalized dissertation on angst."
Second installment of Hoffman's bleak, ultra-violent pseudo-medieval trilogy, following The Left Hand of God (2010). Read full book review >
THE LEFT HAND OF GOD by Paul Hoffman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"Judging by the hype, what the publisher hoped for was Lord of Harry Potter's Dark Materials; what it actually secured is, in its own immodest way, engrossing enough."
The first of a medieval-fantasy trilogy from the author of The Golden Age of Censorship (2008, etc.). Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

A journey into the psyche of champion chess players, accompanied by a personal quest for understanding of a talented but difficult parent. Read full book review >
Released: June 11, 2003

"Hoffman makes a solid case for restoring this fine fellow to the history of flight, and aviation buffs will find his spirited study a true pleasure."
Inventor, humanitarian, lunatic: a pioneer of aviation receives his due in this well-rendered life. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 15, 1998

"Though a biography, this book works like the best fiction, finding in a concrete universal to show what mathematics is and who the people are who uncover its truths. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
An affectionate if impressionistic portrayal of one of the century's greatest and strangest mathematicians. Read full book review >