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Books: Max Apple is a bard of the background

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/books_max_apple_is_a_bard_of_the_background_20070118

One of the best American short story writers, Apple has just published "The Jew of Home Depot and Other Stories" (Johns Hopkins Press), his first collection of stories in 20 years. He writes with the same playful imagination and comic intelligence as in his earlier stories, layered with irony and an infallible sense of detail.

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