Living with Alzheimer's Print

Jacket cover from Lisa Genova's September is World Alzheimer's month, a time to remember and honor the 35 million people around the world whose lives have been changed by this all too common disease. Author Lisa Genova presents a heartbreakingly realistic portrayal of dealing with Alzheimer's in her debut novel, Still Alice. Professor Alice Howland has spent her career studying the brain--how can she accept that her own may be failing her? This sensitively told story is necessary reading for anyone whose life has been touched by Alzheimer's.  For related reading, try the subject heading Alzheimer's Disease - Fiction or this list of nonfiction information on the topic.