Category: Blogs

Minor-Character

Randy Kraft’s OC BookBlog: “Minor Characters” by Joyce Johnson

  By Randy Kraft   Now and then, a good memoir touches the heart, and also educates, and this memoir, published in 1983 and...

Two by One: Two Recent Fictions by Mary Gordon

  By Randy Kraft   I should say five fictions, because The Liar’s Wife, published in 2014, is a collection of four novellas,...

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OC Book Blog: “Exit West” by Mohsin Hamid

By Randy Kraft   I’m a little late on this one. The buzz began the moment the novel was published and for good reason. Mohsin...

Ties-by-Domenico-Starnone

Randy Kraft’s OC BookBlog

Today, I recommend, the slight 150-page novel by the renowned Italian writer, Domenico Starnone, rumored to be the husband of the enigmatic...

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “4 3 2 1” by Paul Auster

I have been reading Paul Auster for 30 years. He fascinates with his meditative, metaphysical view of humanity. He is also one of the great...