Book Clubs

Bookworks Book Group, second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm. This long-running book club that focuses on thought-provoking new fiction and nonfiction chosen by its members is open to the public. 

Vamos a Leer Book Club, first Monday of each month at 5pm: This group is for educators and community members looking for engaging young adult literature with Latino themes. To see the current title and a list of titles, please visit Vamos a Leer's website.

DO IT YOURSELF!

We are always open to book clubs who need a place to meet, or if you want to start a new book club at the store! Please email events@bkwrks.com or call 505-344-8139 for more information about holding a book club meeting at the store, or starting a book club at Bookworks.

Here are the benefits to working with Bookworks:

  • Bookworks can help you pick new selections for your club, based on your club’s interests
  • We can order books for your group and hold them at the store for member pickup
  • 10% off any book club order of 5 books or more
  • Event opportunities with visiting offers, Skype events and special author events for your club.
  • Promotion of your club via our newsletters and online vehicles

So get organized, and get in touch!




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Bill Nevins, September 2, 7pm
Heartbreak Ridge, new poems

Ruth Zaporah, September 4, 7pm
Improvisation on the Edge, on drama

Eriq La Salle, September 5, 7pm
Laws of Wrath, a new thriller



Dave DeWitt, September 6, 3pm
Dishing Up New Mexico

Deborah Madison, Sept. 6, 11am
Brunch at Slate Street Cafe
515 Slate Ave NW
meal & book included
SINGLE TICKET $75
COUPLE'S TICKET $110

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Sept. 6, 5pm
Planned Parenthood 50th Anniversary
Hyatt Regency, 330 Tijeras NW

Lisa Lenard-Cook, Sept. 7, 3pm
Dissonance, a novel of war & music

Simon Chokoisky, Sept. 9, 7pm
The 5 Dharma Types, vedic wisdom

James SA Corey, Sept. 11, 5pm
Tech Fiesta, a conversation with
co-authors Daniel Abraham & Ty Franck
Special Collections Library, 423 Central

Steven Gould, Sept. 12, 7pm
Exo, new science fiction

Sarah Bird, Sept 15, 7pm
Above the East China Sea

Mark Tatulli, Sept. 16, 7pm
Desmond Puckett & Lio cartoonist

Pamela Windo, Sept. 17, 7pm
Him Through Me, on free love & music

Nick DePascal, Sept. 19, 7pm
Before You Become Improbable, poetry

David Wagner, Sept. 20, 3pm
Death in the Dolomites, new mystery

Laila Lalami, Sept. 22, 7pm
The Moor's Account, historical fiction

Jen Sincero, Sept. 23, 7pm
You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting...

Erika Wurth, Sept. 24, 7pm
Crazy Horse's Girlfriend, new fiction

Wildewood, Sept. 26, 7pm
CD Release, American Folk Rock

Bob Odenkirk, Sept. 27, 1pm
signing for A Load of Hooey

Bruce Coville, October 1, 7pm
Amber Brown Horses Around, for kids

Thomas Fox Averill, October 2, 7pm
A Carol Dickens Christmas, new fiction

Judy Chicago, Oct. 4, 3pm
Institutional Time & The Dinner Party

Molly Antopol, Oct. 22, 7pm
The Unamericans, acclaimed stories
Jewish Community Center, 5520 Wyoming NE

Chuck Palahniuk, Oct. 27, 7pm
Beautiful You, new fiction
University of New Mexico
Student Union Ballrooms B&C
TICKETS

Valerie Plame, Nov. 6, 7pm
Burned, a Vanessa Pierson thriller