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Katherine Shonk

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KATHERINE SHONK is the author of The Red Passport, a Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year, and Happy Now?, her new novel. Her writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories and Tin House. She works as an editor and writer for Harvard University and lives in Chicago with her husband.

HAPPY NOW? is now out in paperback from Picador, complete with a Reading Group Guide. I will be reading from the book at:

April 20, 2011
7:00pm
Reading
The Book Stall
811 Elm St.
Winnetka
www.thebookstall.com

May 18, 2011
7:00pm
Local Author Night
The Book Cellar
4736 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago
www.bookcellarinc.com

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