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
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. Single tickets are $75 and a couple's ticket is $110, available online or at the store.
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.
BIG ON ANIMALS--MEET THE BUNNIES
September 6, 10:30 am: Our September edition of Big On Animals features rabbits and their caregivers from the New Mexico House Rabbit Society, for a Meet the Bunnies presentation for the whole family. We will read Nancy Fursinger's The Forgotten Rabbit
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.
TECH FIESTA AT SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY
September 11, 5pm: Albuquerque authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck talk about their James SA Corey sci-fi series and the new book Cibola Burn.
BOOK CLUB NIGHT OUT AT SLATE STREET CAFE
September 11, 7pm: Book Club Night Out gives existing & potential book club members a chance to mingle, learn how to join clubs, and select titles to read. Publisher sales reps, Meg Sherman and Michele Sulka, will present forthcoming titles that are good book club selections. Bookworks hosts and will be giving away advance readers copies & other book accoutrements. Food & drink from the Slate Street menu will be available for purchase, and the wine loft bar will be open for those who want to indulge in a glass of something fine.
MUSIC AT BOOKWORKS: WILDEWOOD AND SETH HOFFMAN'S SONGWRITER SHOWCASE
Wildewood launches their new CD at Bookworks September 26, 7pm. Seth Hoffman presents a singer-songwriter showcase at Bookworks September 14 at 3pm, with Felix and Kimo.
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 VISITS 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 PALAHNIUK AT UNM
October 27, 7pm: Chuck Palahniuk, 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.