Posts by: Randy Kraft
Randy Kraft’s OC BookBlog: “Properties of Thirst” by Marianne Wiggins
First things first: this novel is a masterpiece, second only to Marianne Wiggins’ previous masterpiece, "Evidence of Things Unseen." If...
Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: Two Small Fiction Gems Explore Large Themes
An exploration of two novels: Small Things Like These, by Claire Keegan and The Swimmers, by Julie Otsuka
OC Book Blog: “Olga Dies Dreaming” by Xochitl Gonzalez
Now and then, a novel comes on the radar that should be more widely read than it might. Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez is one. A...
Randy Kraft’s OC BookBlog: “Trust” by Domenico Starnone | Translated by Jhumpa Lahiri
Domenico Starnone writes slim fictions, a rarity given the door stop-sized novels published recently. One might call them novellas, as...
Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “The Anomaly” by Herve Le Tellier | “The Beginners” by Anne Serre
Two terrific novels by French writers.