Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • It was my fascination itself with the English language that made me a writer," Apple wrote in an essay for the New York Times Book Review. Its endless suggestiveness has carried me through many a plot, entertained me when nothing else could." Gr...


  • This is the first collection to appear in twenty years from one of America's best short story writers. His thirteen stories are marvelous―funny, heartbreaking, and wise by turns, and on occasion all three at once....


  • Published for the 1987 Houston International Festival. 117pp., bibliographical notes on the contributors. Includes Vassaar Miller, Ntozake Shange, Beverly Lowery, rosellen Brown, Donald Barthelme, Max Apple and others....



  • So what's a nice Jewish boy like Ira Goldstein doing managing a flashy Puerto Rican boxer named J?sus? What is his mother doing in the arms of Solomon, the scrap-metal king of Detroit? And what, for toppers, is J. Edgar Hoover doing in a chair suspen...


  • This collection of stories features a freewheeling version of the creation of the Disney empire--young Walt liked to sketch little animals and his brother Will was a nascent Alexander the Great of entertainment--and a story about primal therapy and c...