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Lisa Genova

Biography

Lisa Genova

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 and EVERY NOTE PLAYED. STILL ALICE was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin and Kristen Stewart. Lisa graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in biopsychology and holds a PhD in neuroscience from Harvard University. She travels worldwide speaking about the neurological diseases she writes about and has appeared on "The Dr. Oz Show," "Today," "PBS NewsHour," CNN and NPR. Her TED talk, What You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's, has been viewed over two million times.

Lisa Genova

Books by Lisa Genova

by Lisa Genova - Fiction

From neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of STILL ALICE comes a powerful and heartbreaking exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom and what it means to be alive.

by Lisa Genova - Fiction, Women's Fiction

From New York Times bestselling author of STILL ALICE Lisa Genova comes a powerful and transcendent new novel about a family struggling with the impact of Huntington’s disease, now available in trade paperback.

by Lisa Genova - Fiction

STILL ALICE is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, and captures in remarkable detail what's it's like to literally lose your mind...

by Lisa Genova - Fiction

From award-winning New York Times bestselling author Lisa Genova comes a heartfelt novel in the vein of Jodi Picoult, about an accidental friendship that helps a grieving mother understand the thoughts of her autistic son.

by Lisa Genova - Fiction

Sarah and Bob Nickerson appear to have it all:  The price of their lifestyle is steep, but they seem willing and able to pay the price --- until a serious car accident lands Sarah in the hospital and renders her virtually helpless.