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
SCIENTISTS DISCOVER LAST UNICORN?
April 1 7pm: Environmental writer William DeBuys of Santa Fe presents a tale worthy of April Fool's Day: the story of the last "unicorn,"--a saola-- discovered in a remote region of Laos and the first large land mammal discovered in 50 years.
NEW NAVAJO TALE ABOUT MONSTER SLAYERS
April 2, 7pm: Told in Navajo, the Dine language, and English, this story exists in many versions, and all demonstrate the importance of thinking, patience, persistence, bravery, and reverence.
AUTHOR VISITS SAVAGE PARK
April 3, 7pm: When Amy Fusselman visited Tokyo she found a park where children were sawing, hammering, and building open fires. Upon her return to New York, her ideas about space, risk, and fear were changed. Savage Park asks what happens when we deprive ourselves, and our children, of the experience of taking risks, questioning our conceptions about space and safety.
TUCSON POET EXPLORES SW CONQUEST THROUGH POETRY
April 4, 3pm: Logan Phillips presents poetry from his new West End Press collection, Sonoran Strange as part of Easter weekend Albuquerque book tour.
ALBUQUERQUE KIDS AUTHOR RETURNS WITH A NEW NOVEL
April 11, 10:30 am: Caroline Starr Rose returns to Bookworks with her new novel of pre-colonial Roanoke, Bluebirds.
DAN BARBER TALKS ABOUT FOOD, FROM THE FARM TO THE TABLE
April 17, 7pm: Based on ten years of surveying farming communities around the world, Barber's The Third Plate offers a radical new way of thinking about food that will heal the land and taste good, too.
NATIONAL POETRY MONTH!
April 2015: April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate by attending one of our many poetry readings or picking up a book by your favorite poet from our poetry month display.
BOOKWORKS CO-SPONSORS POETRY CONTEST WITH TRACTOR BREWING CO
March 10-April 14: Submit poems about beer to be considered for a pack of prizes from Tractor Brewing Co and Bookworks.
ARGH! SHIVER ME BOOKS
April 19, 12pm: Albuquerque Academy alum Connor White presents his new book for kids, Shivers! The Pirate Who's Afraid of Everything. Dress up like a pirate and join us for a fun party to celebrate!
DEBUT MYSTERY GARNERING RAVE REVIEWS
April 28, 7pm: James Anderson reads from his debut mystery, The Never-Open Desert Diner. The diner was the scene of a horrific crime that was committed forty years earlier and now threatens to destroy the lives of those left in its wake.
NEW SELECTION TRILOGY NOVELS RELEASED
May 12, 6:30pm: Kiera Cass debuts her new and fourth novel in the Selection series, The Heir, new from Harper Teen, at Bookworks. Publishers Weekly calls this one "deliciously entertaining."
BOOKWORKS COLLECTS DONATIONS FOR BLACKOUT THEATER'S WRINKLE WRITING
Bookworks is collecting donations for Blackout Theater's "Wrinkle Writing" in Albuquerque Public Schools. The program teaches school children the joys of writing, reading, and performing culminating in a free public performance at the African American Performing Arts Center in May 2015. Donations of $1 or a greater amount are appreciated and can be bought at our register.