Sunset Book Group

Event detail
Add to my calendar
 

The selection of the month is God's Hotel: a Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine by Victoria Sweet. San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the country, a descendant of the Hôtel-Dieu (God's hotel) that cared for the sick in the Middle Ages. Ballet dancers and rock musicians, professors and thieves -- "anyone who had fallen, or, often, leapt, onto hard times" and needed extended medical care-ended up here. 2012. 372 pp. (Non-fiction)

The Sunset Book Group usually meets every first Wednesday of the month. Our book choices alternate between fiction and nonfiction every other month.

Upcoming Events

Rincon Literario
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Paley Room - Floor 3
Next Chapter Book Club
Friday, March 24, 2017, 3:00 pm
Main Library, Learning Studio
The Boris Rozenfeld Russian Bibliophiles book Club
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Great Books Discussion Group
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 6:30 pm
West Portal, West Portal Children's Area
Great Books Discussion Group
Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:15 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room
Take our survey