Katherine Bouton is a former senior editor at The New York Times, where she worked for the magazine, the Book Review, and the daily Books section. Her nonfiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and many other magazines and reviews. She is currently a regular reviewer and contributor to Science Times. She is the author of the book Shouting Won't Help: Why I--and 50 Million Other Americans--Can't Hear You. She lives in New York City with her husband, Daniel Menaker. They have two grown children.