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Otessa

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “Death in Her Hands” by Otessa Moshfegh

Otessa Moshfegh writes mostly about seemingly ordinary people trapped in bizarre circumstances. ...

vivian gornick

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “Unfinished Business” by Vivian Gornick

In Vivian Gornick's memoir, "Unfinished Business," a master reader-writer in late life revisits influential literature.

Laguna Beach Books Virtual Author Event

Signature Author Series Becomes a Virtual Reality

Laguna Beach Books launches a new virtual author event series. Hosted via the Zoom video/web conferencing application, featured authors...

Read A Book

Take a Break from Bad News – Read A Story

Without leaving home, go somewhere else. Most of us are stuck at home. Some are home schooling, bravo to all of you. Some are working from...

Sajj Mediterranean

OC Dining Alternatives | Take-Out and Delivery Options

With the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, many Orange County restaurants have had to temporarily close their doors to the public, but people...

Weather by Jenny Offill

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: Two Little Gems

Two little gems: Weather by Jenny Offill, published in February, and Artforum by César Aira, published in March.

OC Book Blog: “All My Puny Sorrows” by Miriam Toews

Miriam Toews' novel "All My Puny Sorrows" is the story of sisters trying to save each other.

Randy Kraft's OC Book Blog

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: Hot Books for the New Year

A line-up of fine writers and provocative fiction, and a few non-fictions, coming your way.

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead” by Olga Tokjarczuk

The Polish writer/activist Olga Tokarczuk, winner of the 2019 Nobel prize for literature's novel is a remarkable work of fiction, as well...

OC Winter Fest

Seasonal Fun at Winter Fest OC

From snow play to dazzling light displays, carnival rides and Santa sightings, the event captures the magic of the season. By Katherine...

Book Drive

Laguna Beach Books and Young Company are sponsoring a Book Drive though Dec. 21, 2019.

Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “Quichotte” by Salman Rushdie

Not for everyone, for sure, Quichotte (pronounced key-shot) is, nonetheless, a great ride, for the masterful writing as well as keen...