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Still Alice

Still Alice - Lisa Genova What an interesting premise, Alzheimer's from the point of view of the afflicted.

I think the author has captured the fear and frustration that one must suffer through as their disease progresses, as well as the associated helplessness that would inevitably be experienced. I also loved how the author showed the effect of the disease on the family dynamic.

As someone who has dimentia in the family (although most likely pickled brain syndrome rather than Alzheimer's), I found this book terrifying, yet somewhat comforting.

It's a very quick read, which I recommend if you've ever known or known of someone who's suffered with this devastating diagnosis.