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Still Alice Still Alice Is A Compelling Debut Novel About A 50 Year 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

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  • Paperback
  • 292 pages
  • Still Alice
  • Lisa Genova
  • English
  • 24 September 2019
  • 0595440096

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  1. 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 flicks for yourintelligent thrillers, but I ll never be as brilliant as Alice, a 50 yea...


  2. 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 rating on goodreads That being said, I have to confess that I didn t really go into this expecting to like it I picked it up from the li 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 rating on goodreads That being said, I have to confess that I didn t really go into this expecting to like it I picked it up from the library so I wouldn t have to spend money on it and so I could return it quickly when I realised it was nothingthan the regular Nicholas Sparks style melodramatic chi...


  3. 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 This book is beautiful and terrifying ringing true in...


  4. 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 by a family member but is in fact the first novel by a neuroscientist who, apart from being a great deal younger, li 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 by a family member but is in fact the first novel by a neuroscientist wh...


  5. 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 fear of introducing the wrong book to the wrong reader, or getting the timing wrong What if they absolutely ha 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 fear of introducing the wrong book to the wrong reader, or getting the timing wrong What if they absolutely hate it Where does that leave us The flip side is equally scary When someone you esteem recommends a book that they hold dear, and upon reading it, you find that you hated it, that can make things a little awkward How d you like that book I loaned you might just be the subject of your recurring nightmare I ve sometimes found myself wondering, Why on earth would this per...


  6. 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 story Using first person rather than third would have beeneffective I felt that I was reading nothingt...


  7. 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...


  8. says:

    It s difficult to write that I really enjoyed Still Alice considering the subject matter, which is not an easy one to read about Lisa Genova has provided a really insightful and intuitive account into the world of the early onset of Alzheimer s Disease This is a very well written book and rather than it being told in an overly dramatic way, which could have been the manner some authors may have approached the story, Genova related it in a most respectful, considerate and compassionate manner It s difficult to write that I really enjoyed Still Alice considering the subject matter, which is not an easy one to read about Lisa Genova has provided a really insightful and intuitive account into the world of the early onset of Alzheimer s Disease This is a very well written book and rather than it being told in an overly dramatic way, which could have been the manner some authors may have approached the story, Genova related it in a most respectful, considerate ...


  9. says:

    5 Read this on my birthday while I still have enough marbles to appreciate how well the author illustrated Alice s gradual disintegration with Alzheimer s Alice tried to leave herself reminders and notes, and I suspect I would do the same, but as you lose your memory, you may not trust your former self or even recognise that person, so perhaps it s pointless.Alice Howland is only 50, a Harvard professor of cognitive psychology and in a perfect position, one would think, to chronicle how she wil 5 Read this on my birthday while I still have enough marbles to appreciate how well the author illustrated Alice s gradual disintegration with Alzheimer s Alice tried to leave herself reminders and notes, and I suspect I would do the same, but as you lose your memory, you may not trust your former self or even recognise that person, so perhaps it s pointless.Alice Howland is only 50, a Harvard...


  10. says:

    just because butterflies lives were short didn t mean they were tragic See, they have a beautiful life Lisa Genova, Still Alice Strong message Made me cry and think about the lifeI would definitely recommend Just GO read this book.

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