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ReadUP is a campus common read program. Each year a book is chosen for the LSC-UP community to read and participate in related events.

The Possibility of Life

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Jaime Green is a science writer, essayist, editor, and teacher, and she is series editor of The Best American Science and Nature Writing. She received her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Columbia, and her writing has appeared in Slate, Popular Science, The New York Times Book Review, American Theatre, Catapult, Astrobites, and elsewhere. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and son.

Save the Date! The author will visit campus to talk and sign books in February 2025.


To join the Book Club, please contact Prof. Maria Okai (



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