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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: “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...

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...

Elizabeth Strout

OC BookBlog: “Olive, Again” by Elizabeth Strout

Since Elizabeth Strout burst on the literary scene in 1998 with the novel Amy and Isabelle she has been revealing less than attractive...