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Upcoming Events

Story Time!

11/15/2018 - 10:30AM

Bookworks hosts a free, award-winning weekly story time for kids and families. Join us for stories, songs, and an occasional craft and snack.

Shannon Dudley & Marisol Berríos-Miranda, American Sabor: Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense

11/15/2018 - 6:00PM

American Sabor: Latinos and Latinas in U.S. Popular Music proposes a new and inclusive narrative of American music that goes beyond the conventional story of mixing between African American and European American cultures. Written in accessible style, in Spanish and English, it is intended for broad audiences. It traces the musical contributions of Latinos and Latinas from the 1940s to the present in five centers of Latino musical production: New York, Los Angeles, San Antonio, San Francisco,...

Elegant Autumn

11/16/2018 - 5:00PM

Bookworks and the other shops inn the plaza celebrate the onset of fall with their annual Elegant Autumn. Come for special drinks, treats, and entertainment as you support local business!

Maria DeBlassie, Everyday Enchantments: Musings on Ordinary Magic & Daily Conjurings

11/16/2018 - 6:00PM

Spellbinding meditations on conjuring your own bliss. Everyday Enchantments is a love letter to the magic of everyday life, the sweet moments and the profound that we often overlook in our hurry to get from one place to the next. This collection of essays reminds us to escape into the ordinary, find beauty in a simple cup of tea or rereading a beloved novel and joyfully let our world turn upside down when synchronicity strikes in the form of wrong turns down forgotten lanes and unexpected...

Elegant Autumn Evening

11/16/2018 - 5:00PM

Join the Shops on Rio Grande for our annual shop and stroll event, Elegant Autumn Evening, with strolling flute music, special drinks and refreshments, and an author event at Bookworks!

Dave Gutierrez, Patriots from the Barrio, at the NHCC

11/17/2018 - 2:00PM

Bookworks sells books for Dave Gutierrez's talk at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Embroiled in savage combat, soldiers whose service has gone unrecognized until now. As a child, Dave Gutierrez hung on every word his father recalled about his cousin Ramon, "El Sancudo" (the mosquito), and his service in World War II, where he earned a Silver Star, three Purple Hearts, and escaped from the Germans twice. Later, Dave decided to find out more about his father's cousin, and in the course...

Amanda Searcy, Kyle Cowan & Brenda Drake YA panel

11/17/2018 - 2:00PM

Join Albuquerque young adult authors Amanda Searcy, Kyle Cowan & Brenda Drake for a literary panel sponsored by the public library. Bookworks will be on hand to sell books. Librarian Kelly Brockhurst will moderate.

David Sklar, Atlas of Men

11/17/2018 - 3:00PM

In the late ‘60s when David Sklar walked the hallowed halls of an elite New Hampshire academy as a prep school student, it never occurred to him that those unforgettable years would one day serve as the backdrop of his debut novel. Atlas of Men borrows scenes from Sklar’s own experience as the unwitting subject of an unethical research study that left him and his fellow classmates traumatized for years to come. Atlas of Men follows Dr. Robert Thames whose life is turned...

Sage and Jared’s Happy Gland Band

11/18/2018 - 3:00PM

Come delight in the music of the Happy Gland Band at Bookworks!

Michael Orenduff, The Pot Thief Who Studied Edward Abbey

11/19/2018 - 6:00PM

The pot thief is going back to school, but someone on campus is trying for a different kind of degree--murder in the first--in this "smartly funny series" (Anne Hillerman).  Before making a somewhat notorious name for himself as a salvager of antiquated pottery and other desert artifacts, Hubie Schuze was an eager student at the University of New Mexico--right up until they booted him out. Now, he's back at UNM as a pottery teacher. It should be a breeze, but campus life has changed...

Stephanie Valencia, West Wingers: Stories for the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House

11/20/2018 - 6:00PM

Stephanie Valencia and other contributors to West Wingers talk about the book. The Obama White House staff invites us behind-the-scenes of history for a deeply personal and moving look at the presidency and how a president's staff can change the nation When we elect a president, we elect with them an entire team that will join them in the West Wing to help run the country. Each of these staffers has a story to tell, and in West Wingers, Barack Obama's White House staff reveals how these...

Story Time!

11/22/2018 - 10:30AM

Bookworks hosts a free, award-winning weekly story time for kids and families. Join us for stories, songs, and an occasional craft and snack.

THANKSGIVING--BOOKWORKS IS CLOSED

11/22/2018 - 9:00AM


Dos Gatos--Local Music

11/24/2018 - 6:00PM

D. B. Gomez & Felix Peralta a.k.a. Gato Malo of Dos Gatos performs new music at Bookworks as part of Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday

11/24/2018 - 9:00AM

Come shop local! Bookworks and the Shops on Rio Grande celebrate local, independent businesses. Come by the store for special displays of local authors and for several events from local authors and musicians throughout the day. 

Burque Revolt--Poetry from Women Writers of Color

11/24/2018 - 5:00PM

Albuquerque poets Mercedez Holtry, Dnessa Mcdaniel, Reina Davis and Sophia Nuanez perform as part of the new poetry slam group, Burque Revolt. Burque Revolt is a non profit organization that connects adults and youth using the power of spoken word and poetry in Albuquerque as well as a community that honors the stories/art/poetry of women, people of color, LGBTQ, youth and any and all intersections of those identities. We are a team of activists, outreach coordinators and poets looking to...

Gregory Louis Candela, Shallow Rooted Heart, new poetry

11/25/2018 - 3:00PM

Albuquerque poet Gregory Louis Candela reads from Shallow-Rooted Heart, a new collection from Dos Gatos Press. The poems of Shallow-Rooted Heart explore the implications of the collection’s title. Poet Gregory Louis Candela ponders the heart’s attachments to landscapes, to the human beings who inhabit them, to memories of place, especially the expanses of the Southwest, but widening to encompass the author’s travels. The poet moves seamlessly from a Zuni tribal ceremony to...

Greg Candela, Shallow Rooted Heart, new poetry

11/25/2018 - 3:00PM

Albuquerque poet Gregory Louis Candela reads from Shallow-Rooted Heart, a new collection from Dos Gatos Press. "Candela’s poems are densely populated with people and place names, creatures, flora, historical and mythical figures that continually circle back to the landscapes of the American West—Chaco, Acoma, Zuni, Conchas Lake. This musical, beautifully crafted collection does truly “ooze the rhythms of 500 million years” in poems that chronicle the poet’s life along a geological...

Alexander Ostrem, Writing Workshop

11/26/2018 - 6:00PM

Bookworks' UNM Writers in the Community intern Alex Ostrem conducts a writing workshop for teens and college students. Please bring writing accoutrement. After a group reading of a piece of poetry, participants will discuss the poem and write a short piece of their own and share. 

Anita Amstutz, Soul Tending: Journey into the Heart of Sabbath

11/27/2018 - 6:00PM

We live in hungry times. There is economic uncertainty, fear, violence, division, and social chaos. What is needed for times such as these is a heart full of courage and wisdom grounded in compassion and resilience. For this, we can turn to one of the practices that for so many centuries nourished people of faith through incredibly difficult life circumstances and service. Traditionally it was a communal gathering time of rest, ritual, and prayer. It is Sabbath keeping. In Soul Tending,...

David Grann, The White Darkness, at the KiMo

11/28/2018 - 7:00PM

Bookworks presents the best-selling author David Grann at the KiMo Theater, on tour for his new book, The White Darkness. Each ticket is $20 and includes one signed hardcover and the option to add a date for free. TICKETS About The White Darkness: By the New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the Antarctic, lavishly illustrated with color photographs  Henry Worsley was a devoted husband...

Betty Moffett, Coming Clean, stories

11/29/2018 - 6:00PM

"Very early in my life I learned to love the stories I heard on my grandmother’s screen porch. Soon after, an intense love affair with Black Beauty taught me the power of stories to transform and transport. All my life, when someone says, “Let me tell you a story,” I have known I will soon learn more about that person than the most thorough recounting of historic detail could ever reveal—and I will have more fun on the way. I offer you these stories—about what growing up meant to four different...

Story Time!

11/29/2018 - 10:30AM

Bookworks hosts a free, award-winning weekly story time for kids and families. Join us for stories, songs, and an occasional craft and snack.

Bud Russo, Heroes and Villains of New Mexico: A Collection of True Stories

11/30/2018 - 6:00PM

A collection of true stories about heroes and villains in New Mexico history both historical and contemporary. Some of these tales are about genuine heroes. Some are about dastardly villains. Others you'll have to decide for yourself: hero or villain? You'll recognize these people, even if you don't remember their names. They are Spanish colonials, Mexicans, and Anglos all the way to the present. They are even aboriginal Americans predating the arrival of Europeans. These are personal tales--...

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day

12/01/2018 - 10:00AM

Bookworks hosts a Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day celebration. We will have a self directed craft activity in the children's area all day.  From 10:30 to 11:30 we will serve cookies. It will be a fun time to drop by and take a few moments to sit and read with your children. More info: kids@bkwrks.com  

Mark Childs & Tony Anella, Imagine a City that Remembers

12/01/2018 - 3:00PM

Imagine a City That Remembers grew out of a series of articles and photographs published in the Albuquerque Tribune in 1998 and 1999. This expanded and updated collection revisits Albuquerque nearly twenty years after the original articles were written. It juxtaposes historic and contemporary photographs of Albuquerque to show diverse moments in the city's history and development. The authors, ardent defenders of the vitality of Albuquerque's past, contend that the city is still...

Lawrence Welsh, Cutting the Wire

12/02/2018 - 3:00PM

Cutting the Wire, a masterful collaboration between photographer Bruce Berman and poets Ray Gonzalez and Lawrence Welsh, offers us a way to look again, to really look, at the border between Mexico and the United States. Lawrence Welsh is a professor of English at El Paso Community College. He is the author of ten books of poetry, including the award-winning Begging for Vultures: New and Selected Poems, 1994-2009 (UNM Press). An award-winning journalist and essayist, his work has...

David Muench, Sandia: Seasons of a Mountain, with Ruth Rudner

12/04/2018 - 6:00PM

This portrait of Sandia, the mountain backdrop that dwarfs Albuquerque's sprawl, offers a sense of place through the eyes of a photographer and the words of a writer. Fascinated by Sandia, by the light of its dawns and sunsets, by its seasons, by the power of its altitude, photographer David Muench shows us a brilliant autumn, the sparkle of snow, an April explosion of cactus blooms, a summer summit garden of wildflowers, the marvel of the mountain's rock forms. David Muench has long been...

Sherwin Bitsui, Dissolve, new poetry

12/05/2018 - 6:00PM

Drawing upon Navajo history and enduring tradition, Sherwin Bitsui leads us on a treacherous, otherworldly passage through the American Southwest. Fluidly shape-shifting and captured by language that functions like a moving camera, Dissolve is urban and rural, past and present in the haze of the reservation. Bitsui proves himself to be one of this century's most haunting, raw, and uncompromising voices. From "(Untitled)"  . . . Jeweled with houseflies,  leather rattles,...

Bosque Magazine Launch

12/06/2018 - 6:00PM

The editors and contributors to Bosque Magazine read at Bookworks from the new issue.

Story Time!

12/06/2018 - 10:30AM

Free, award winning story time with Contessa Connie. For all ages, Story Time features stories (of course), and an occasoinal craft or snack.

Bosque Magazine Launch

12/06/2018 - 6:00PM

The editors and contributors to Bosque Magazine read at Bookworks from the new issue.

Sage and Jared's Happy Gland Band CD Release

12/07/2018 - 7:00PM

Our favorite band has a new album. Come celebrate with us!

Sage and Jared's Happy Gland Band CD Release

12/07/2018 - 7:00PM

Our favorite band has a new album. Sage Harrington and Jared Putnam, a.k.a. the Happy Gland Band, present Get It Up! Come celebrate with us!

Carol Potenza, Hearts of the Missing, new mystery

12/08/2018 - 3:00PM

Beautifully written with a riveting plot and a richly drawn, diverse cast of characters, Hearts of the Missing is the mesmerizing debut from 2017 Tony Hillerman Prize recipient Carol Potenza. When a young woman linked to a list of missing Fire-Sky tribal members commits suicide, Pueblo Police Sergeant Nicky Matthews is assigned to the case. As the investigation unfolds, she uncovers a threat that strikes at the very heart of what it means to be a Fire-Sky Native: victims chosen and...

Marc Friedlander, Classical Guitar

12/09/2018 - 3:00PM

Local musician and classical guitarist Marc Friedlander plays eine kleine holiday music for shoppers at Bookworks.

Story Time!

12/13/2018 - 10:30AM

Free, award winning story time with Contessa Connie. For all ages, Story Time features stories (of course), and an occasoinal craft or snack.

Story Time!

12/20/2018 - 10:30AM

Free, award winning story time with Contessa Connie. For all ages, Story Time features stories (of course), and an occasoinal craft or snack.

Story Time!

12/27/2018 - 10:30AM

Free, award winning story time with Contessa Connie. For all ages, Story Time features stories (of course), and an occasoinal craft or snack.  

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