Book Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Still Alice

Can I say thanks to Kristen Stewart? Because without her I would never have read this book, ever . So, Still Alice by Lisa Genova is the book that would become a movie, and Kristen Stewart is in it. She would be Lydia — Alice’s daughter.

Still Alice is story about Alice Howland — Harvard professor, who diagnosed an early on-set Alzheimer’s disease. And this book is from Alice point of view. How she dealt with the disease. We often see/read a story about this particular disease from others perspective. We never know how the one who carries the disease feel about it. How it slowly robbed her memories, from the simplest one like, forgot how to find a way to her home, difficulty to follow a conversation — because she forgot everything she or others just had said. Also how it affected everything around her, family, friends, or career.

Still Alice is definitely those tear-jerker book and also an eye-opening. Like the symptoms of people having Alzheimer would be as simple as forgot where we keep our smartphone, keys, etc.

I definitely recommend this to everyone.

P.S: I can’t wait to see how they translate this to the movie. I’m gonna need a loooot of tissue of course.


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