Simon & Schuster Presents: A Book Club Matinee featuring bestselling author Lisa Genova - video

Watch exclusive footage of Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still Alice, in conversation with Leigh Haber, Books Editor at O, the Oprah Magazine, a part of Simon & Schuster’s Book Club Matinee at New York City’s historic Ed Sullivan Theater.

Lisa Genova discusses:

1. Her very personal reasons for writing Still Alice, and her research process for the book.

2. The over-arching themes of her fiction work.

3. How Still Alice was initially self-published before being picked up by Simon & Schuster, and the experience of having it adapted to film.

4. The importance of empathy and how reading fiction can increase a reader's empathy.

5. Why her books focus on medical conditions and a summary of her next project.

6. If she would ever consider exploring nonfiction.

7. How reading can lessen the risk of Alzheimer's.

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