Katherine Bouton is a former editor at The New York Times, where she worked for The New York Times Magazine and The New York Times Book Review, as well as the daily Science and Culture desks. 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 Tuesday’s Science Times section of the New York Times. She is the author of 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.
Katherine Bouton discusses hearing loss, a condition that affects nearly 50 million Americans.