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Wednesday 18 July 2018
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Posts by: Randy Kraft

Vivian Gornick

Randy Kraft’s OC BookBlog: “The Odd Woman and the City by Vivian Gornick”

A woman, in her eclectic hometown and the parade of people and thoughts that inspire her. Vivian Gornick is an expository writer of...

Randy Kraft’s OC BookBlog: “Reputations” by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

I have a writer’s crush on Juan Gabriel Vasquez. This younger generation of great Colombian writers is the anti-magical realist. He’s...

Colum McCann photo by Rich Gilligan

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “Thirteen Ways of Looking” by Colum McCann

A novella and three stories from a master. Colum McCann is a New Yorker with Irish roots. His fictions stand up to the legacy of James...

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “This Must Be the Place” by Maggie O’Farrell

A messed up man with a good heart meets an escapee from stardom and together they face demons and differences in the hope of achieving...

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: ‘The Extra’ by A.B. Yehoshua

Stating the case for individual choices in the state of Israel. A.B. Yehoshua stands tall among contemporary novelists and in the company...