Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Find in catalogThis novel, recently made into a film starring Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart, and Alec Baldwin, is written by someone who is not, first and foremost, a fiction writer.  Although the story–of a woman with early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease–is compelling and tragic, how it is told is not. I’d recommend this book for those interested in the topic of Alzheimer’s, or for those caring for people with Alzheimer’s. I wouldn’t recommend the book for those seeking well-written, cohesive prose by an experienced writer.

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