This event is held at A Room of One's Own Bookstore.

Trans Monologues (organized by the LGBT Campus Center)

The Trans Monologues is a night of theater,
poems, songs, monologues, and all other creative expressions of
transgender identities. Join the LGBT Campus Center and Room of One's
Own for a powerful evening of performance. Following the Monologues, we
will be holding a vigil to remember and honor members of the community

Mary Bergin, author of Sidetracked in the Midwest

author photo of Mary Bergin Mary Bergin, intrepid travel writer, has ferreted out unusual, fun, eccentric, and green nooks and crannies throughout the Midwest. The eclectic mix of content includes low-budget to luxury eco-aware projects in rural areas and cities.

Joan Price Author Event

Reading and Q&A with Joan Price

Joan Price, author of Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk about Sex After Sixty and Naked At Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex--and a widow trying to figure out how to date at her age!--is in Madison giving this reading and leading workshops as part of the 15th Anniversary Celebration of A Woman's Touch.

Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580053389
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seal Press (CA) - May 24th, 2011

Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk about Sex After Sixty Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580051521
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seal Press (CA) - December 1st, 2005

Caryl Sherpa Author Event I Taste Fire, Earth, Rain

Sometimes one is ready to take risks, accept the unexpected, and commit to a dramatically altered life. As Caryl treks around the Annapurna Mountains of Nepal, she falls in love with her Sherpa trekking guide, Nima — his country, his people, and their joy.

Tema Okun Author Event

Sara Paretsky Author Reading!

A Room of One's Own is thrilled to welcome mystery maven Sara Paretsky to our store for a reading from her latest V. I. Warshawski novel, Body Work! Author Sara Paretsky Reading Event at A Room of One's Own
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ISBN: 9780451413086
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Signet Book - July 5th, 2011

Erin Celello, author of Miracle Beach

Join local author Erin Celello for a reading from her debut novel Miracle Beach!

Author photo of Erin Celello, a young white woman with chin-length dark hair, smiling and wearing blue shirt

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ISBN: 9780451233820
Availability: Special Order
Published: New American Library - August 2nd, 2011

Maxwell Street Days Annual Used Book Sale!

It's that time of year again! Maxwell Street Days is July 15, 16, & 17, and A Room of One's Own will once again be selling awesome used books at incredibly low prices! We are asking for your donation of used books to help us through the summer!

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Lynne Jonell, author of Emmy and the Bats in the Belfry

Join author Lynne Jonell for an exciting afternoon reading! author photo of Lynne Jonell, smiling behind some tulips

From the critically acclaimed author of "Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat" comes the third irresistible book about Emmy and her band of rodent friends!

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By Lynne Jonell, Jonathan Bean (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780805091830
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt & Company - July 5th, 2011

Joanne Boyer, author of Wisdom of Progressive Voices

photo of Joanne Boyer, a middle-aged woman with white hair and glasses, wearing a white and orange floral print shirt and smilingThe first edition in The Wisdom Voices Book Series, Wisdom of Progressive Voices presents biographical sketches and important quotations from some of the most inspirational figures in our history. 

Wisdom of Progressive Voices reminds us that progressives today should see themselves as the next generation of an American bloodline of progressivism that began with our parents, grandparents, and even great-grandparents in this country. This book provides an historical perspective on those wonderful progressives who have fought the good fight from the advent of the American Progressive Movement onward. Readers can enjoy profiles on many of America’s most articulate leaders who never lost sight of the struggle for social justice, workers’ rights, a clean environment and a world in which peace – not war – is the norm. 

Wisdom of Progressive Voices by Joanne Boyer

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