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Lisa Genova

Biography

Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova holds a PhD in neuroscience from Harvard University. With more than one million copies in print of her critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling novels STILL ALICE and LEFT NEGLECTED, she has captured a special place in contemporary fiction, writing stories that are equally inspired by neuroscience and the human spirit. She lives with her family on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Lisa Genova

Books by Lisa Genova

by Lisa Genova - Fiction

A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their 20s, and respected police officer, Joe O’Brien begins experiencing bouts of disorganized thinking, uncharacteristic temper outbursts, and strange, involuntary movements. He initially attributes these episodes to the stress of his job, but as these symptoms worsen, he agrees to see a neurologist and is handed a diagnosis that will change his and his family’s lives forever: Huntington’s Disease.

by Lisa Genova - Fiction

Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At 50 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.

by Lisa Genova - Fiction

The subject of LOVE ANTHONY is autism, but that implacable disorder is only part of the story. Blending neuroscience and emotional insight, Lisa Geonva --- best known for 2008’s STILL ALICE --- delivers a heartfelt tale of two women who emerge from tragedy and betrayal to make a fresh start.

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.