Love Anthony is a novel by American writer Lisa Genova. The hardcover was released in September 2012 and the paperback was released in April 2013 to coincide with Autism Awareness Month. Set in Nantucket, Massachusetts, Love Anthony is a story about a mother dealing with the death of her son, who was diagnosed with autism at age three, and ultimately, finding the courage to start over.
Love Anthony" takes place on Nantucket Island, where it's busy with tourists and people with summer homes during the warm months and empty but for the locals who live their year-long during the cold winter months. I have just finished her third book, "Love Anthony. I will tell you why, but first let me tell you about the book. Olivia, mothe This book was Amazing!! My first book by Lisa Genova, and will be reading the other two as soon as possible! I loved the author’s usage of words to describe each scene in detail, which puts you in the setting as if you were experiencing its first hand- from the items in a room, the senses, feelings, touch – making it so real and powerful!
It’s Columbus Day weekend, and they lucked out with gorgeous weather, an Indian-summer day in October. She wishes she had the book for next month’s book club. She keeps forgetting to stop by the library to check it out. This month’s book was The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. It was a quick read, a murder mystery narrated by an autistic teenage boy. She liked it and was especially fascinated by the main character’s strange inner world, but she hopes the next one will be a bit lighter. They typically choose more serious literature for book club, but she could use a pleasant escape into a hot summer romance right about now. They all could
Love Anthony, like Genova's two previous novels, is beautifully written, and poignant to the point of heartbreak. Anyone who has had even a passing contact with an autistic child will relate. Writing with deep empathy and insight, Genova has created an engaging story that fearlessly asks the big questions. Booklist), with effects that are myriad, mysterious, and confounding. This book was pretty much what I expected from something by Lisa Genova (after reading only one other book by her!) and that is a good thing-the bar was set high! I really love Genova's writing style. It's very readable in that Genova has a very clear and descriptive, but not overly flowery or dramatic, voice.
Love Anthony - Lisa Genova. It’s Columbus Day weekend, and they lucked out with gorgeous weather, an Indian-summer day in October.
Love Anthony Lisa Genova, 2012 Simon & Schuster 309 pp. ISBN-13: 9781439164693. But it doesn’t feel broken to me. Olivia Donatelli’s dream of a normal life shattered when her son, Anthony, was diagnosed with autism at age three. Understanding the world from his perspective felt bewildering, nearly impossible. 1. eth ultimately decides the lesson of her book is Find someone to love and love without condition. 32) Do you think this could also apply as an overall theme for Love Anthony? Can you find any others? 1. hich character did you relate to the most and why?
Love Anthony by Lisa Genova - From bestselling author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova-whose novel Still Alice is now an Academy Award-winning film starring. This reading group guide for Love Anthony includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Lisa Genova. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of the book.
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Lisa Genova graduated valedictorian, summa cum laude from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and has a P. 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