Sunday, December 12, 2010

"still alice"

my take: a devastating, beautiful novel told from the perspective of an Alzheimer's victim. as the disease progresses, the narrative changes to reflect her limited cognitive experience and i found myself walking in her ever shrinking shoes, so to speak. also, it was unnerving as i found my own memory lapses more noticeable. this book will haunt you.

my source: book chicks 2010 (i think i own this book but it is not on the shelf)

recommend to: book clubs

rating: a-

genre: contemporary american

1 comment:

  1. This is one I couldn't forget. :) Although I do keep calling it "Ask Alice" from the song and can't remember the title.