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American Ending is available from your favorite independent bookstore, or Amazon if you must.


Want a signed copy? Order here and say in the checkout comment form that you want me to sign it and how you'd like it inscribed! 


"The narrator's voice and her story are so unusually vivid it feels like Zuravleff is channeling a real person."

—Kirkus Review


"Gorgeous. In Yelena's clear-eyed telling, in her honesty and love, every painful obstacle to attaining that intractable American promise of a better life is made unique—wholly fresh and achingly believable. Oh, and the food!"

Alice McDermott, author of The Ninth Hour

Man Alive! is available from your favorite bookseller or order here.

Man Alive! All it takes is a quarter to change pediatric psychiatrist Dr. Owen Lerner's life. When the coin he's feeding into a parking meter is struck by lightning, Lerner survives, except that now all he wants to do is barbecue. That bolt of lightning that lifts Lerner into the air sends the entire Lerner clan into free fall in this book, which depicts family-on-family pain with generosity and devastating humor, exploring how much we are each allowed to change within a family―and without. 


 "A family novel for smart people. What makes this book so terrific? Mostly, it's Zuravleff's masterful use of language, particularly dialogue."

—The Washington Post

The Bowl Is Already Broken can be yours if you click this link.

The Bowl Is Already Broken is a calamitous, generous novel set in a Smithsonian-ish museum in Washington, DC. Promise Whittaker, the acting director of the National Museum of Asian Art, is pregnant again, and that's just the start of her troubles. The previous director is stuck in the Taklamakan Desert. Her favorite curator dropped a Chinese porcelain down the marble stairway. Another curator has embezzled museum funds to pay for fertility treatments. And her elusive assistant director is clearly up to no good. What could she save if she tried—and how hard should she try?


 "A tart, affectionate satire of the museum world."

—New York Times


The Frequency of Souls is on tap here!

The Frequency of Souls is a novel of love, electricity, and life after death. Starring George Mahoney, a refrigerator designer gone stale, and the unforgettable Niagara Spense, who sees electricity as a mysterious animating force.



 "The best short comic novel ever written about refrigerator designers with psychic powers."

—Misc Media