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Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “The Overstory” by Richard Powers

The world had six million trees, when people showed up. Half remain. Half again more will disappear, in a hundred years. ~ The Overstory,...

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OC Book Blog: “Asymmetry” by Lisa Halliday

A unique first novel by another mid-life accomplished writer (like Cherise Wolas’ recently reviewed debut The Resurrection of Joan...

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Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog — Strangers Among Us: Two Novels Explore the Search for Identity

So much has been written in recent years about the search for cultural identity. We are all descendants of “others” whether in distant...

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Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng

By now you have heard this second novel of the lovely Celese Ng is already on the best seller list. While not as powerful as the first,...

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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...