Still Alice

Publisher details

Still Alice
Author
Lisa Genova
Publisher
Simon and Schuster
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 January, 2009

Synopsis

In Lisa Genova’s extraordinary New York Times bestselling novel, an accomplished woman slowly loses her thoughts and memories to Alzheimer’s disease—only to discover that each day brings a new way of living and loving.Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the Cape, is a celebrated Harvard professor at the height of her career when she notices a forgetfulness creeping into her life. As confusion starts to cloud her thinking and her memory begins to fail her, she receives a devastating diagnosis: early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Fiercely independent, Alice struggles to maintain her lifestyle and live in the moment, even as her sense of self is being stripped away. In turns heartbreaking, inspiring, and terrifying, Still Alice captures in remarkable detail what it’s like to literally lose your mind...
#36 in Australia's Top 100 2016
Lisa Genova
About the author

Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Love Anthony, Left Neglected, and Still Alice. Lisa graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in biopsychology and holds a PhD in neuroscience from Harvard University. She travels worldwide speaking about Alzheimer's Disease, traumatic brain injury, and autism. She lives with her family in Massachusetts.

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        1. Dianne Boadle says:

          I found Still Alice extremely good giving a very empathic insight in what it is like to live with Alzeimers and how it affects the rest of their family and friends. I also like the way they explored the options available and trials to try and slow down the progreeion of the disease