I've bought this book in July. It took me three months to start reading it and another three to finish. I honestly don't know why. I think it was just one of those 'I'm reading few books at the same time' situations.
Anyway - let's get into the book itself. I'm always a bit sceptic about things that are really hyped up - I find myself not enjoying them so much. It did not happened with this one. The thing that convinced me the most was the topic - I've never read a book about Alzheimer's disease.
It was really moving. I found myself holding my breath couple of times. Being able to see what this disease does to a person was incredible and horrifying at the same time. A lot of people (myself included) think that a certain things don't apply to them. I feel like we'd like to think it's impossible to get some disease because that only happens in the movies. This book really opened my eyes - we all have to be aware of our lives and health. Honestly anything can happen and sometimes we have no influence on it.
I truly recommend 'Still Alice' to anybody - it doesn't matter if you're interested in medical books or not. It an amazing possibility to see the world from perspective of someone with Alzheimer's disease and realising how frightening it is.