Vendela Vida

Vendela Vida is an American novelist, journalist, and editor. She is the author of several novels, including 'And Now You Can Go,' 'Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name,' and 'The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty.' She is also a founding editor of the literary magazine 'The Believer.'


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  1. 1. Let The Northern Lights Erase Your Name

    The novel follows a 28-year-old woman on a poignant journey of self-discovery and a quest for truth after the death of her father. Upon uncovering a shattering family secret, she travels to the stark, wintry landscape of Lapland, near the Arctic Circle, in search of her real father. Her odyssey leads her into the heart of the Sami culture, where she confronts her past and the complexities of identity amidst the ethereal backdrop of the Northern Lights, seeking both closure and a new beginning.

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