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Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “Fresh Water for Flowers” by Valerie Perrin | Translation by Hildegarde Serle
How wonderful to discover a new voice—not new in Europe, but to us. Valerie Perrin is a French screenwriter and photographer, also an...
Randy Kraft’s OC Book Blog: “Hamnet” by Maggie O’Farrell
This tragic tale is the real deal — a peek at the [largely invented] early life of Shakespeare and his nearly supernatural wife, Agnes,...
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.
OC Book Blog: “Apeirogon” by Colum McCann
Apeirogon, which means a shape of infinite sides, is based on the true story of a Palestinian and Israeli who forged an unusual friendship...
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.