Books by Mary Kay Zuravleff

Mary Kay Zuravleff is the author of The Frequency of Souls (FSG, 1996). A former editor of books and exhibition texts for the Smithsonian Institution, she lives in Washington, D.C., with her family.


MAN ALIVE! by Mary Kay Zuravleff
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"This worthy attempt to dramatize the extent to which randomness rules our lives is subverted by aimless storytelling."
A lightning strike skews the trajectory of a family. Read full book review >
THE BOWL IS ALREADY BROKEN by Mary Kay Zuravleff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2005

"Zuravleff's love for ancient treasures and their sometimes fallible guardians is clear on every page. Unfortunately, that love alone isn't sufficient foundation for a novel."
A glacially slow second novel from Zuravleff (The Frequency of Souls, 1996) concerns an embattled museum and its varied staff. Read full book review >
THE FREQUENCY OF SOULS by Mary Kay Zuravleff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1996

"Thumbs most of the way up."
 Polished first novel toying with the possibility that dead souls are all around us, ``broadcasting'' at weak radio frequencies. Read full book review >