Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Still Alice

Synopsis: A Harvard professor, Alice Howland, is at the peak of her professional career. Slowly, she starts to noticed that she is forgetting things. Like where she lives. Startled with events like that, she makes an appointment with her doctor. She finds out she is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s. This book goes along the process and struggle Alice and her family go through.

3 stars

Read Via: Paperback Book (library)

My Thoughts: This book is very different from what I normally read. Since I work with the older population, this was very educational since it was from another point of view. The book included a lot of details.  Some parts were heart wrenching. This one is a real eye-opener.

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2 thoughts on “Still Alice by Lisa Genova

  1. How funny that I stumbled on your blog just now by typing in “psychology” in the Reader because Lisa Genova was a graduate of the psychology department where I work (Bates College). She’s been back to read and talk with students a few times and is a fascinating person. This book is definitely worth the read. Good review!

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