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…


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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