Search - List of Books by Rafi Zabor
Rafi Zabor (born Joel Zaborovsky, August 22, 1946) is a Brooklyn, New York music journalist- and musician-turned-novelist. He received the 1998 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for his first novel, The Bear Comes Home, which follows an alto saxophonist - who happens to be a bear - in his pursuit of musical perfection. Zabor's second book, the memoir I, Wabenzi, was commercially unsuccessful and met with mixed critical response. In 2008, Zabor received an NEA Literature Fellowship.
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Zabor became a jazz critic for Musician in 1977, and later became an editor for the magazine. Zabor is also a jazz drummer.