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
SARAH BIRD PUBLISHES "MOST PROVOCATIVE NOVEL TO DATE"
September 15, 7pm: Bird tells the entwined stories of two teenaged girls, an American and an Okinawan, whose lives are connected across seventy years by the shared experience of profound loss, the enduring strength of an ancient culture, and the redeeming power of family love.
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.
ABQ WRITER RELEASES SECOND RICK MONTOYA MYSTERY
September 20, 3pm: Poisoned Pen author David Wagner celebrates the release of his new Rick Montoya novel, Death in the Dolomites, with a reading at Bookworks.
BANNED BOOKS WEEK: September 21-27 is Banned Books Week, and Bookworks is celebrating with a special exhibit of banned books in the store.
YOU ARE A BADASS
September 23, 7pm: Jen Sincero, author of Don't Sleep With Your Drummer and The Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping With Chicks visits Bookworks with anew book, You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Being a Badass.
MOROCCAN NOVELIST PORTRAYS ESTEBAN
September 22, 7pm: Laila Lalami, a Moroccan novelist, 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 through his imagined memoirs.
AUTHOR OF 100+ CHILDRENS BOOKS READS AT BOOKWORKS
October 1, 7pm: Bruce Coville will be at Bookworks to read from his new book, Amber Brown Horses Around, the latest in the series started by Paula Danzinger.
FEMINIST ARTIST JUDY CHICAGO VISITS BOOKWORKS
October 4, 3pm: Renowned feminist artist and author Judy Chicago comes to Bookworks to talk about two new books: The Dinner Party, a retrospective of her famous 3-D installation, and Institutional Time, a critique of studio art education. Don't miss this chance to meet a living legend!
NEW MEXICO AUTHOR PUBLISHES NEW NOVEL
October 5, 3PM: Sixteen-year-old Sophie thinks she might be pregnant, and the tarot reading her mother gives her sets off a series of events that could lead to a family crisis. Set in New Mexico, this engrossing family novel raises questions about the role that fortune plays in our lives.
SYMPOSIUM OF INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE PROFESSIONALS IN THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT
October 13-15, 2014: A State-of-the-Art Symposium on Integrative Health featuring many distinguished speakers, taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Presented by UNM's Section of Integrative Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology.
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.
VALERIE PLAME & SARAH LOVETT RETURN WITH A NEW VANESSA PIERSON THRILLER
November 6, 7pm: Santa Fe authors Valerie Plame and Sarah Lovett launch their sequel to Blowback, Burned, at Bookworks.