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In 'The Thing About Jellyfish,' A Quirky Preteen Deals With Life Through Science09:34

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Death, divorce, an existential search for answers and lots of science feature prominently in Ali Benjamin’s "The Thing About Jellyfish." Her debut novel is aimed at a young adult audience, and was nominated for the National Book Award.

Today we revisit our conversation between Benjamin and Here & Now's Robin Young.

Hear our original conversation with Ali Benjamin from September 2015.


Ali Benjamin, author of "The Thing About Jellyfish." She tweets @AliBenj1.

This segment aired on August 11, 2016.


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