This Week at Bookworks Includes A Word with Writers Diana Gabaldon & George RR Martin at the KiMo Theatre, Craig Johnson and More
This week at Bookworks includes A Word with Writers Diana Gabaldon & George RR Martin at the KiMo Theatre, Craig Johnson with his book Any Other Name, events for children such as Train Day Story Time!, and more. Go to www.bkwrks.com/event for more information.
Saturday, May 10
3pm • Joe Badal • The Lone Wolf
Albuquerque thriller writer and attorney Joe Badal returns with a new novel.
7pm • A Word with Writers Diana Gabaldon & George RR Martin at the KiMo Theatre • Dangerous Women
Bookworks and the Albuquerque Public Library Foundation are collaborating on a new lecture series, a Word with Writers, which will feature writers in conversation with one another. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Albuquerque Public Library Foundation. Tickets for the event are available at the KiMo Theatre and are $7 for open seating. The first seven rows of the theater will be sold in advance for $20.
Sunday, May 11
1pm • Stewart Warren • All Love Goes Before Me, Pointing to My Heart, and Hieros Gamos
In a relaxed and open setting author Stewart Warren will share excerpts from his three new Tarot titles and discuss the use of poetry as conversation with our higher self or innate Wisdom.
3pm • Kyle McCord & Nick Courtwright • Poetry
"In Kyle McCord's mercurial and visionary new book, Sympathy from the Devil, we see a bold refiguring of the moral imagination that, like a Dante without a Beatrice....." Bruce Bond, author of The Visible
'Every life/has its own light' writes Nick Courtright, and the light of his dazzling poems is a continual surprise and a revelation."--Naomi Shihab Nye
Monday, May 12
7pm • Lloyd Lance Lee and other Navajo scholars • Dine Perspectives: Revitalizing & Reclaiming Navajo Thought
The contributors to this path-breaking book, both scholars and community members, are Navajo (Dine) people who are coming to personal terms with the complex matrix of Dine culture.
Wednesday, May 14
5:30pm • Gregory Zeigler • Travels with Max
In search of Steinbeck's America fifty years late.
7pm • Craig Johnson • Any Other Name
In Any Other Name, Walt is sinking into high-plains winter discontent when his former boss, Lucian Conally, asks him to take on a mercy case in an adjacent county.
Thursday, May 15
7pm • Yael Prizant • Cuba Inside Out: Revolution & Contemporary Theatre
The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989 drastically altered life in Cuba. Theatre artists were faced with new economic and social realities that changed their day-to-day experiences and ways of looking at the world beyond the island.
Saturday, May 17
3pm • Thomas Clagett • The Pursuit of Murieta
It's 1853. The notorious bandit Joaquin Murieta and his outlaw gang have ravaged the infant state of California for three years. Now, Murieta has had enough and wants to return to Mexico.
3pm • Patrick Dawson presents Vintage Beer at La Cumbre Brewing Co
Like good wine, certain beers can be aged under the right conditions, a process that enhances and changes their flavors in interesting and delicious ways.
Saturday, May 10
10:30am • Train Day Story Time!
National Train Day party at Bookworks. Featured books, How to Train your Train and Locomotive. Chug chug on over for stories and snack. Train lovers of all ages are invited to attend.
Tuesday, May 13
1:30pm • Our World Home School Co-op Book Club!
Our World Home School book club will feature the work of Eric Carle and his huge contribution to children's literature, The Very Hungry Caterpilar.