Tuesday, March 10, 2015

MBOB: Still Alice

Movies Based on Books: Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Admittedly I have not read this book, but watching the trailer alone for Still Alice has made me pick it up to read.

 Synopsis

Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At fifty years old, she’s a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics with a successful husband and three grown children. When she becomes increasingly disoriented and forgetful, a tragic diagnosis changes her life--and her relationship with her family and the world--forever.

At once beautiful and terrifying, Still Alice is a moving and vivid depiction of life with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease that is as compelling as A Beautiful Mind and as unforgettable as Judith Guest's Ordinary People.


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