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Come Meet Bestselling Author Vendela Vida as she Debuts Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name
TONIGHT Thursday, January 31, 7:00 PM at Book Shop West Portal

This widely acclaimed book is about one woman's search for the truth for her parentage. Clarissa Iverton's enigmatic mother left her family, including her retarded son, when Clarissa was 14, and vanished without a trace. A dozen years later, on the day of her father's funeral, Clarissa discovers that her father wasn't biological father at all and the one person she trusts, her fiancé has just revealed a terrible and life-changing secret to her. In the cycle of one day, her world becomes myths and rumors as she is catapulted out of the life she knew to search for her past from New York, Helsinki, and the North of the Arctic Circle.

About the author: Vendela Vida is co-editor of Believer and author of And Now You Can Go and Girls on the Verge. She resides in San Francisco.


Upcoming Author Events

Wednesday, February 13th
The Bitter Sea: Coming of Age in China Before Mao by Charles Li

In this exceptional memoir, Li brings into focus the growth pains of a nation torturous rebirth, and offers an intimate understanding of the intricate, subtle, and yet all-powerful traditions that bind the Chinese family.

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