This Week at Bookworks Includes Piper Kerman, A Word with Writers Diana Gabaldon & George RR Martin and More
This week at Bookworks includes Orange is the New Black author Piper Kerman, A Word with Writers Diana Gabaldon & George RR Martin at the KiMo Theatre, and more. There are also events for children like Moms Story Time! For more information visit www.bkwrks.com/event.
Tuesday, May 6
7pm • Mike Butterfield • New Mexico's High Peaks
This book should be required reading for all who believe New Mexico is nothing but plains, mesas, and cacti. It proves in spectacular fashion that the Land of Enchantment is very much a mountain state, with at least sixty summits 12,000 feet or higher.
Wednesday, May 7
7pm • Michael McGaritty • Backlands
Scarred by the loss of an older brother during WWI whom he idolized, estranged from a father he barely knows, and deeply troubled by the failing health of a mother he adores, eight-year-old Matthew is suddenly and irrevocably forced to set aside his childhood and take on responsibilities far beyond his years.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, May 8, 9 & 10
Supervised Visitation Network Conference at Hotel Albuquerque •
Unless special circumstances exist, children generally fare best when they have the emotional support and ongoing involvement of both parents.
Thursday, May 8
7pm • Piper Kerman & the New Mexico Women's Justice Project at UNM's Woodward Hall • Orange is theNew Black
When Piper Kerman was sent to prison for a ten-year-old crime, she barely resembled the reckless young woman she'd been when she committed the misdeeds that would eventually catch up with her. $5 donation is required.
7pm • Peter Eichstadt • Dangerous Divide
How do we balance border security and while continuing to provide access to the American dream?
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.
Tuesday, May 8
10:30am • Moms Story Time!
Story times will feature books about moms. We will make a a gift for moms too.
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.