LISA GENOVA

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Neuroscientist. Speaker. Yogi. Mom. Empathy Warrior.

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MY BOOKS

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REMEMBER

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EVERY NOTE PLAYED

LEFT NEGLECTED

LOVE ANTHONY

WANT A SIGNED & PERSONALIZED

COPY OF ANY OF MY BOOKS?

STILL ALICE

INSIDE THE O'BRIENS

 

THIS IS ME

Lisa Genova graduated valedictorian, summa cum laude from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University.

Acclaimed as the Oliver Sacks of fiction and the Michael Crichton of brain science, Lisa has captured a special place in contemporary fiction, writing stories that are equally inspired by neuroscience and the human spirit. She is the New York Times bestselling author of STILL ALICE, LEFT NEGLECTED, LOVE ANTHONY, INSIDE THE O'BRIENS, and EVERY NOTE PLAYED. 

Her first work of nonfiction, REMEMBER: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting, will be published March 2021.

STILL ALICE was adapted into a film starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth and 

Hunter Parrish. Julianne Moore won the 2015 Best Actress Oscar for her role as Alice Howland. Film adaptations for INSIDE THE O'BRIENS and EVERY NOTE PLAYED are in development.

In 2015, Lisa was named one of the U.S. Top 50 Influencers in Aging by Next Avenue. She has appeared on Dr. Oz, the TODAY show, CNN, PBS Newshour, and NPR. 

Her TED Talk, "What You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's" has been viewed over five million times. 

 

She received The Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square, for "distinguished storytelling that has enriched the public dialogue," The Sargent and Eunice Shriver Profiles in Dignity Award, The Global Genes RARE Champions of Hope Award, and The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Media Award for "informing the public about Treatment and ongoing research in medical illness."

In 2016, she received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Bates College, The Alzheimer's Association's Rita Hayworth Award, and The Huntington’s Disease Society of America Community Awareness Award. 

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IN THE PRESS

Author Lisa Genova's TED Talk: What You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's doesn't have to be your brain's destiny, says neuroscientist and author of "Still Alice," Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer's-resistant brain.

Architect of Change LIVE with Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver sits down with Architect of Change, Lisa Genova. Lisa is the author of "Every Note Played," and writes about neurological diseases and disorders. In her most recent work, she focuses on ALS.

Author Lisa Genova on 'Still Alice' becoming a Movie 

Bestselling author Lisa Genova reflects on her first novel Still Alice becoming a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, and Kristen Stewart. 

CTV Your Morning: Lisa Genova on her new novel, Every Note Played

The author of 'Still Alice' is tackling mental health once again in her latest novel, 'Every Note Played,' about ALS.

TED Unplugged 2018 

What Would You Do If Nothing Could Stop You?

Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart Discuss Still Alice

With the movie Still Alice, it appears that filmmakers have found what they were looking for. "Alice" stars Julianne Moore as one of the 200,000 people suffering from the early onset version of the disease, and is already being buzzed about for major awards this season.

The Connecticut Forum: The Science of Our Minds

Lisa Genova and Dacher Keltner on Memory and Identity.

 
 

APPEARANCES

March 23, 2020

Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series

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READERS IN ACTION

Still Alice

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Still Alice has brought the reality of Alzheimer's to life for over a million readers. Now, I ask that you'll join me in putting compassionate awareness into action by donating to Alzheimer's research through the Cure Alzheimer's Fund.  Let's see how powerful and generous this readership can be!

Inside The O'Briens

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE

Thank you for reading Inside The O'Briens. Through the story of the O'Brien family, I hope you've gained a strong awareness for what it feels like to live with Huntington's Disease. Please take a moment to donate to Huntington's research through Huntington's Disease Society of America

Every Note Played

ALS / LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE

Perhaps prior to reading Every Note Played you read Tuesdays with Morrie or dumped a bucket of ice water over your head. I hope you now have a much deeper understanding of this disease. I also hope you'll join me in putting that empathy to action by making a donation to ALS care and research through ALS ONE.

 

CONTACT

To schedule a BOOK EVENT, please contact Sammi Sontag, Assistant Director of Publicity Scout Press:

Tel: 212-698-7625    Email: Sammi.Sontag@simonandschuster.com

To schedule a SPEAKING EVENT, please contact the Harry Walker Agency

Tel: 646-227-4900     Email: info@harrywalker.com 

For FILM RIGHTS, please contact Sylvie Rabineau, WME:

Tel: 310-786-4730     Email: sjrabineau@wmeentertainment.com

For my LITERARY AGENT, please contact Suzanne Gluck, WME

Tel: 212-903-1169     Email: SGluck@WMEAgency.com

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