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Still Alice Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about ayear old woman s sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer s disease, written by first time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph D in neuroscience from Harvard University 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 s it s like to literally lose your mind

10 thoughts on “Still Alice

  1. Annalisa Annalisa says:

    After you read this, you will never look at Alzheimer s the same again Nor will you ever forget it Oh the irony.I d always correlated Alzheimer s disease with old age and heard the best way to combat it was to exercise your brain I do my fair share of reading, can solve a Sudoku puzzle faster than 98% of the population, and I shun mindless chick flick

  2. Emily May Emily May says:

    Is my identity something that transcends neurons, proteins, and defective molecules of DNA Is my soul and spirit immune to the ravages of Alzheimer s I believe it is. I read this book for three reasons 1 I have never read a book about Alzheimer s disease, 2 For personal reasons, I have an interest in Alzheimer s, and 3 It has an incredibly high average ra

  3. Shannon Shannon says:

    I give this book 5 stars not because its an amazing piece of literature but because of its impact on me I can t stop thinking about it and when I was reading it I couldn t put it down It is the story of Alice, a brilliant professor of cognitive psychology at Harvard and a world renowned expert in linguistics who discovers she has early onset Alzheimer s disease

  4. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    Update I just watched the film It was very moving, an awful depiction of a terrible disease I forget words I worry that maybe I don t even want to think of it Good as the film was, it wasn t as good as the book It could stand alone though as a separate work thatjust shared names and a title June 2015_____Still Alice reads like a memoir of Alzheimer s disease written

  5. Cristina Monica Cristina Monica says:

    I spent the last hour trying to convince my family to put aside the trashy entertaining movies they usually watch and watch the movie adaptation of this one instead as if they ll ever read the book LOL But as soon as I mentioned Alzheimer, they started to lose interest I m guessing it s like that for other people too Please don t think that this is just about a disease a

  6. deLille deLille says:

    The biggest problem with self published work is the lack of an editor who tells you how to go from good to great Still Alice has a wonderful premise let s tell the story of Alzheimer s from the patient s point of view, but somehow the book sounds like a professor telling you the Alzheimer s story from a patient s point of view, rather than having the patient tell her own stor

  7. Idarah Idarah says:

    No one understands the high stakes associated with making a book recommendation like a serious reader, especially when it s to a good friend, co worker, or family member Books that we love say a lot about our personalities, things that we re passionate about, and even shed light on our past experiences good and bad That s a lot to share with someone Along with that pressure is the

  8. Raeleen Lemay Raeleen Lemay says:

    This was a very powerful book I had never really intended to read this, but after watching the movie recently, I couldn t resist I would definitely recommend both the book and the movie, but read the book first if you don t want to spoil the experience for yourself The way it s written really adds a lot of feeling to the story.

  9. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Still Alice, Lisa GenovaStill Alice is a 2007 novel by Lisa Genova, set in Boston The novel is about a woman who suffers early onset Alzheimer s disease Alice Howland, a 50 year old woman, is a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and is a world renowned linguistics expert She is married to an equally successful husband, and they have three grown children The disease takes hold swiftly

  10. Brandice Brandice says:

    Alice Howland is a well respected Harvard linguistics professor who, at age 50, finds herself starting to lose her mind forgetting words, not recalling why she walked into a room, unsure of the recipe for a dessert she s made for several years Through a series of doctor appointments and tests, Alice learns that she has early onset Alzheimer s disease In Still Alice, she attempts to cope with thi

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