Search Results: "Rafi Zabor"


BOOK REVIEW

I, WABENZI by Rafi Zabor
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 12, 2005

"A frenetic example of pinball prose that will frustrate many."
A rambling, disjointed, sometimes amusing memoir about a car trip to Turkey and Israel that will apparently not conclude (or even truly commence) until the second volume of this planned four-volume work appears. Read full book review >

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THE BEAR COMES HOME by Rafi Zabor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 21, 1997

"Hip, flip, sexy, and worldy-wise, with walk-ons by Charlie Haden and other jazz celebrities: a first novel that has the makings of a cult smash. (First serial to Musician)"
Bewilderingly brilliant, frequently frustrating, archly hip debut about a mystically inclined, talking, alto sax-playing bear and the cruel, loving, or merely befuddled Manhattanites who ultimately help him achieve jazz satori. Read full book review >

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IT LOOKS LIKE THIS by Rafi Mittlefehldt
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A haven of understanding for readers who have felt the foolish hand of ignorance trying to prevent them from knowing, being, and loving who they are. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Ignorance takes a parent from powerful to pitiful in this steady coast through tragic heartbreak and retribution. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"Kohan brings the modern sporting arena to life in this fine exploration of the 'corners of American stadiums that aren't necessarily hidden but are almost assuredly unseen.'"
An inside look at the secular cathedrals where we hold our sporting masses—and celebrate with unrepentant excess. Read full book review >

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THE JINNI ON THE ROOF by Natasha Rafi
Released: July 19, 2013

"An affectionate, amusing tale that serves as a sweet introduction to a Muslim observance."
In this illustrated children's book, a boy's prank leads to a better understanding of the true spirit of Ramadan. Read full book review >