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Lisa Genova


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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.

Genres: General Fiction
 
Lisa Genova recommends
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Eternal On the Water (2010)
Joseph Monninger
"A touching love story immersed in the beautiful simplicity of nature and life lived in the present moment."
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The Map of True Places (2010)
Brunonia Barry
"Masterfully woven with a cast of unforgettable characters set loose in a world so specific and real. The Map of True Places is a gripping quest for truth that kept me reading at the edge of my seat to the very last page."
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The Kitchen Daughter (2011)
Jael McHenry
"A unique voice, richly drawn characters, and a dash of magic - all the right ingredients!"
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Second Nature (2011)
Jacquelyn Mitchard
"Second Nature is a love story like no other. Sicily Coyne survives an unimaginable tragedy, skillfully imagined by Jacquelyn Mitchard, and must then face seemingly insurmountable obstacles and struggle against impossible odds in her quest to find what we all want--true connection, fulfillment, and lasting love."
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The Sleeping Dictionary (2013)
Sujata Massey
"A captivating journey through one woman's devastation, resilience, truth, and triumph."
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The Muralist (2015)
B A Shapiro
"Barbara Shapiro once again pens the art world into vivid, sensual life. If you liked The Art Forger you're going to love The Muralist!."

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