Still Alice

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Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Gallery Books
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781439102817
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About the Author
Acclaimed as the Oliver Sacks of fiction and the Michael Crichton of brain science, Lisa Genova is the New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice, Left Neglected, Love Anthony, Inside the O'Briens, Every Note Played, and Remember. Still Alice was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, and Kristen Stewart. She graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in biopsychology and holds a PhD in neuroscience from Harvard University. Combining her knowledge as a neuroscientist and skills as a storyteller, Lisa is also a sought-after speaker/edutainer. Her TED Talks on memory have been viewed over 11 million times, and she has headlined in speaker series alongside Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Jay Leno, Gloria Steinem, Malala Yousafzai, and Goldie Hawn. She has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, Today, PBS NewsHour, CNN, and NPR and was featured in the PBS special Build a Better Memory Through Science. Visit her website LisaGenova.com or follow her on Instagram or Facebook @AuthorLisaGenova.
Reviews
"Heartbreakingly real.... So real, in fact, that it kept me from sleeping for several nights. I couldn't put it down....Still Alice is a story that must be told." -- Brunonia Barry, New York Times bestselling author of The Lace Reader
"After I read Still Alice, I wanted to stand up and tell a train full of strangers, 'You have to get this book.'" -- Beverly Beckham, The Boston Globe
"This book is as important as it is impressive, and will grace the lives of those affected by this dread disease for generations to come." -- Phil Bolsta, author of Sixty Seconds
"With a master storyteller's easy eloquence, Lisa Genova shines a searing spotlight on this Alice's surreal wonderland. You owe it to yourself and your loved ones to read this book. It will inform you. It will scare you. It will change you." -- Julia Fox Garrison, author of Don't Leave Me This Way
"A work of pure genius." -- Charley Schneider, author of Don't Bury Me, It Ain't Over Yet
"A masterpiece that will touch lives in ways none of us can even imagine. This book is the best portrayal of the Alzheimer's journey that I have read." -- Mark Warner, Alzheimer's Daily News
"With grace and compassion, Lisa Genova writes about the enormous white emptiness created by Alzheimer's." -- The Improper Bostonian
"Heartbreaking." -- The Cape Cod Chronicle
"Because the full, internal experience of Alzheimer's is an account that fiction alone can deliver, it's no surprise that the go-to book for caretakers and early-stage sufferers is a novel. "Still Alice," written by the neuroscientist Lisa Genova, offers a crisp, straightforward, and wrenching depiction of the fifty-year-old Harvard professor Alice Howland's descent into the swift, early-onset form of the disease."--The New Yorker, "A Place Beyond Words: The Literature of Alzheimer"