Bookworks's Blog – February 2011 Archive (2)

The Borders Closure, Independents, and ABQ

When I was a teenager, Borders had just moved into our neighborhood, a part of the suburban sprawl of metro-Atlanta.  I'd always been an avid reader, but this was new - my first experience with an entire store devoted to books, all prior reading binges having been solely library-based.  This was before I discovered independents (the fantastic Brookline Booksmith in Massachusetts was my first), or became involved with local business at Bookworks here in Albuquerque.  Borders became a…

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Added by Bookworks on February 16, 2011 at 10:00pm — 11 Comments

Annie Proulx at UNM

Thanks everyone for coming out to Annie Proulx - about 200 of you made it out on a pretty cold night!  She was fantastic, as expected, and I was alerted to a great blog post about the event from longtime customer Nancy King.

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Added by Bookworks on February 11, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

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