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Katherine Shonk

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in Chicago, The United States



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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
The Book Stall
811 Elm St.

May 18, 2011
Local Author Night
The Book Cellar
4736 N. Lincoln Ave.

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Happy Now?: A Novel
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 248 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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The Red Passport
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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"You Can't Enlarge the Pie"
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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One Day in the Life of Ivan...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 50,020 ratings — published 1962 — 206 editions
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A moving, well-paced story, full of fascinating characters and settings. Highly recommended for all ages.
Katherine Shonk said "yes" to attending reading from "Happy Now?"
date: April 29, 2010 06:00AM
location: DePaul University Barnes & Noble, 1 East Jackson Boulevard, 60614, Chicago, IL, The United States
description: I'll be reading from my new novel, the story of a Chicago woman who loses her husband in a most unexpected way and must come to terms with her new life.
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