This Week at Bookworks Includes Bill Richardson, Earl Kessler and More

Saturday, November 30 thru Thursday, December 25
North Valley Library Book Drive
Help replace their stock after a fire. From Nov 30th to Dec 25th we are offering 20% off any book purchased to replenish their shelves. Add your donated book to a special shelf in the store dedicated to the library.
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Thursday, December 5
7pm • Bill Richardson •
How to Sweet Talk a Shark
Rare, candid, entertaining glimpse into high-stakes negotiations in some of the worlds least friendly places. More »
Saturday, December 7
3pm • Earl Kessler •
Letters from Alfonso
Disaster relief and development projects in Latin America, India and Southeast Asia. More »
Tuesday, December 10
7pm • Peter Maguire
Thai Stick
During the 1970s Bangkok was home to a new generation of treasure seekers moving copious amounts of drugs. More »
Sunday, December 15
10am • Demetria Martinez
The Block Captain's Daughter
Bookworks sells books for beloved New Mexico author Demetria Martinez at Sunday Chatter. 15% of book sales will be donated back to the New Mexico Philharmonic. Ms. Martinez will read from her American Book Award winning novella,The Block Captain's Daughter. More »
December 1 through 31
Bookworks is holding a diaper drive for Peanut Butter & Jelly Pre-School programs
It may not seem like a glamorous gift but bottom line is that they are needed. We will deliver them to PB&J once a week during the month.More »
For Kids
Saturday, December 7
10:30am • Special Gift Making Party with Deborahlise Mota!

Join local author Deborahlise Mora, Don't Bug the Bugs, for a special gift making party for children. Mota will lhelp children make a small nature inspired gift for them to give to someone they love. More »
Monday, December 9
4:30pm • New Book Club for upper elementary & early mid-school age readers

We will read The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger. Any middle schooler is welcome to join. More »
Tuesday, December 10
1:30pm • Our World Home School Co-op Book Club

Home School Co-Op Book Club meets and is open to all home school educators, parents, and students. More info: kids@bkwrks.com. This month, we will discuss the books An Otis Christmas by Loren Long, the Magic Kitten series by Sue Bentley, and Dream Snow by Eric Carle. More »
Thursday, December 12
10:30am • Poinsettia Day Story

We will read the Tomi Depaola favorite, The Legend of the Poinsettia. Join us for the story, making paper flowers and snacks. More »
Clubs
Bookworks Book Club will not meet in Dembember
Join us on Wednesday, January 8 at 7pm to discuss Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. New members are most welcome. More »
Looking Ahead
Saturday, January 4
3pm • Jimmy Santiago Baca •
Singing at the Gates
Award winning poet returns to Bookworks weaving personal and political threads to create a pertinent and poignant narrative infused with vigor and passion. More »
Thursday, January 16
7pm • Ruth OzekiA Tale for the Time Being
16 year old Nao plans to document the life of her grandmother, a Buddhist Nun, before taking steps to end her own personal misery. Across the pacific on a remote island near British Columbia a novelist discovers Nao's diary which has washed a shore as flotsam from the Japanese tsunami, and she becomes entangled in Nao's life.
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Saturday, January 25
3pm • Armistead Maupin •
The Days of Anna Madrigal
Suspenseful, comic and touching 9th novel in the Tales of the City series, following one of modern literature's most unforgettable and enduring characters. More »




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