10/24/1945 - 5/11/2016
Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Katherine Dunn
Katherine Dunn, an author who attained fame for her novel "Geek Love," died May 11 at her home in Portland, Oregon, according to multiple news sources. She was 70.
Dunn died of lung-cancer complications, according to The Oregonian/OregonLive.
"Geek Love," which was published in 1989, tells the story of a traveling circus run by a couple, Aloysius "Al" Binewski and "Crystal" Lil. When the show starts to fail, they decide to create a freak show by altering the genes of their children...