BOOKWORKS is located at 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, in Albuquerque's North Valley, north of Griegos, in the Shops on Rio Grande, next door to Flying Star.
HOURS: M-Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 9am-7pm
CONTACT: 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107 or 505-344-8139. Staff directory
SIDES PRESENTS NEW HISTORY
August 23, 3pm: New Mexico author Hampton Sides presents a new history--this time about the Arctic--In the Kingdom of Ice at Bookworks.
August 27, 11am: Artist Candy Chang visits with her Before I Die art project and a talk about the work for high school students at the Kiva Auditorium.
FRIENDS CELEBRATE MAX EVANS
August 30, 3pm: Writers recollect their days with author Max Evans and celebrate his birthday and a new book about his life at Bookworks.
CHILE PEPPER KING DAVE DEWITT WITH NM RECIPES
September 6, 3pm: The Chile Pepper King and New Mexico cookbook author, Dave DeWitt, presents his latest book of New Mexico dishes, at Bookworks.
BRUNCH WITH DEBORAH MADISON AT SLATE STREET
September 6, 11am: New Mexico cookbook author and chef Deborah Madison will join fans for brunch and a talk about the recipes in her books Vegetable Literacy and the New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone. Attendees have their choice of the two books, along with a brunch of Deborah Madison recipes served up by Slate Street Cafe. Event takes place in the wine loft at Slate Street Cafe, 515 Slate Ave NW.
PLANNED PARENTHOOD NEW MEXICO 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
September 6, 5pm: The renowned Dr. Ruth Westheimer will be the keynote at Planned Parenthood New Mexico's 50th Anniversary Gala at the Hyatt Regency. Tickets are available here.
LISA LENARD COOK PRESENTS HER NOVEL DISSONANCE
September 7, 3pm: Corrales author Lisa Lenard-Cook launches the reissue of her acclaimed novel, Dissonance, just republished by Santa Fe Writer's Project. Dissonance tells the stories of Anna Kramer, a Los Alamaos pinao teacher who inherits the journals of Holocaust survivor, Composer Hana Weissova.
LIO CARTOONIST MARK TATULLI BRINGS DESMOND PUCKET TO ABQ
September 16, 7pm: Mark Tatulli visits with a cartoon book for kids, Desmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic.Tatulli, the creator of the popular comic strip, Lio, launches this second book in the series aimed for 8-12 year-olds at Bookworks.
MOROCCAN NOVELIST PORTRAYS ESTEBAN
September 22, 7pm: Laila Lalami, a Moroccan novelist and author of Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits and Secret Son, tells the story of Esteban, the Moroccan slave who was one of only four survivors of the treacherous Narváez expedition that explored the American Southwest. The tale is told from the imagined memoirs of Esteban, giving readers an insight into his never before explored point of view of the New World.
ACCLAIMED SHORT STORY WRITER VISIT ALBUQUERQUE
October 22, 7pm: Molly Antopol, one of the 5 under 35 and award-winning writer of the book of short stories, The Unamericans, makes her Albuquerque premier as part of the Jewish Book Festival at the Jewish Community Center.
FIGHT CLUB AUTHOR CHUCK PAHALNIUK AT UNM
October 27, 7pm: Chuck Pahalniuk, the creator of Fight Club, Lullaby, Doomed and many other books, will be in Albuquerque on tour for his new novel, Beautiful You. Admission to the event will require a hardcover purchase. More details on ticketing and venue to come.