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Lisa Genova

Still Alice: Understanding Alzheimer’s
(2018/2019 Lectures)

Sat, Mar 9
7:30 PM
Available on the Mind & Body series

“In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology. In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life.” – Oliver Sacks

Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author Lisa Genova. She will share the latest science investigating the disease and promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain. Dedicated to demystifying neurological disorders, Genova has penned the New York Times bestselling novels Still Alice (now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore), Left Neglected, Love Anthony and her latest, Every Note Played.

Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Chaucer’s

Related Thematic Learning Initiative Event
Still Alice

SBPL Fiction Book Club Discussion
(Note: author will not be present)
Tue, Mar 12 / 5:30 PM / Santa Barbara Central Library / FREE
Co-presented with the Santa Barbara Central Library

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Presented in association with the UCSB Writing Program

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