Hilde Østby and Ylva Østby will be joining us from Norway to discuss their book Adventures in Memory: The Science and Secrets of Remembering and Forgetting.
What makes us remember? Why do we forget? And what, exactly, is a memory? With playfulness and intelligence, Adventures in Memory answers these questions and more, offering an illuminating look at one of our most fascinating faculties. Don't miss this unique opportunity to find out the answers to these questions straight from the authors!
Hilde Østby is a writer and editor and the author of Encyclopedia of Love and Longing, a novel about unrequited love that was published to critical acclaim in Norway. She has a master’s degree in History of Ideas from the University of Oslo. She lives in Oslo, Norway.
Ylva Østby, Phd, is a clinical neuropsychologist who studied at the University of Oslo and devotes her research to the study of memory. She is also vice president of the Norwegian Neuropsychological Society. She lives in Oslo, Norway.
Our bookselling partner, City Books, will have copies of Adventures in Memory for sale at the event.