Entries by Birgitte Nipper Sorensen

August Book Club

The book selection for August is Wonder by R.J. Palacio. We are meeting on August 20th at 6:30pm. “You can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. My name is August. I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse. August Pullman wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things. […]

July Book Club

The book selection for July is Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea. We are meeting on July 16th at 6:30pm. “Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn’t the only man […]

June Book Club

The book selection for June is The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. We are meeting on June 18th at 6:30pm. “Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a […]

Health Lecture June 10th – Management of Aortic Stenosis

On June 10th, at 7pm, The Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club will host its 18th complimentary Health Lecture, which is part of our monthly series. Our topic for June is “Management of Aortic Stenosis”. UCLA interventional cardiologist William Suh, MD, will discuss diagnosis and management of aortic stenosis including transcatheter aortic valve replacement, an alternative […]

May Book Club

The book selection for May is The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery. We are meeting on May 21st at 6:30pm. “We are in the center of Paris, in an elegant apartment building inhabited by bourgeois families. Renée, the concierge, is witness to the lavish but vacuous lives of her numerous employers. Outwardly she […]

April Book Club

The book selection for April is “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon. “Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to […]