Katherine Shonk is the author of The Red Passport, a Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year. 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.
A new novel from local writer, Katherine Shonk, tackles a dark subject—suicide—with a bit of humor and wit. For WBEZ, book reviewer Donna Seaman brings us this conversation.