Author Reading

An author will be giving a reading and booksigning

John Scalzi, author of The Human Division

A Room of One's Own is thrilled to present John Scalzi for a reading and book signing from his brand new book The Human Division!

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ISBN: 9780765333513
Availability: Special Order
Published: Tor Books - May 14th, 2013

Alison Bechdel Out & About Month Keynote Talk (offsite at Chazen Art Museum)

The LGBT Campus Center is honored to welcome artist, author, and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel to UW-Madison for their Out and About Week keynote event. Alison's influential work on queer identity, political awareness, and personal narrative will resonate with students and the campus community. Don't miss this evening with one of today's most prominent queer public figures!

A Room of One's Own will be at the event (which is on campus at Elvejhem L160)selling copies of Bechdel's second memoir, Are You My Mother (newly out in paperback!) at this event, so stop by and say hi!

Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780544002234
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - April 2nd, 2013

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780618871711
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Published: Mariner Books - June 1st, 2007

The Essential Dykes to Watch Out for Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780618968800
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - November 1st, 2008

Sister Spit Spoken Word Performance!

Hitting the road for another cross-country adventure in queer literary performance, it’s SISTER SPIT! The 2013 tour continues the tradition of bringing your new favorite irreverent, wild, brainy and provocative writers and artists to town featuring established writers with young, emerging queer and queer-influenced artists of all genders.

Sister Spit: Writing, Rants & Reminiscence from the Road Cover Image
By Michelle Tea (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872865662
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Published: City Lights Books - September 18th, 2012

Mermaid in Chelsea Creek Cover Image
By Michelle Tea, Jason Polan (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781938073366
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Published: McSweeney's - May 14th, 2013

Cha-Ching! Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780872865709
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Published: City Lights Books - April 2nd, 2013

Spit and Passion Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781558618077
Availability: Backordered
Published: Feminist Press - October 23rd, 2012

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781933149738
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Published: Manic D Press - April 9th, 2013

Sidekicks Anthology Reading

Alex Bledsoe, Nayad Monroe, Patrick Tomlinson and Bill Bodden all read from their stories in Sidekicks!

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$15.99
ISBN: 9781939840011
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Published: Alliteration Ink - March 2nd, 2013

Poetry Reading: BJ Best and Sarah Busse

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome Sarah Busse and BJ Best, who will be reading from their latest books of poetry!

Book Launch: Sofia Samatar, author of A Stranger in Olondria

A Stranger in Olondria is a fantasy about memory, reading, travel, and coming home.

A Stranger in Olondria Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781931520768
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Published: Small Beer Press - April 30th, 2013

Nathan Englander, author of What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

A Room of One's Own is proud to host Nathan Englander, one of the most talented writers in the Madison area for a reading from his short story collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, out in paperback March 2013.

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What We Talk about When We Talk about Anne Frank Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307949608
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Published: Vintage Books - March 5th, 2013

Ron McCrea, author of Building Taliesin

Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright's Home of Love and Loss Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780870206061
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Published: Wisconsin Historical Society Press - June 12th, 2012

Carl Rollyson, author of American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath

We happily welcome Carl Rollyson, author of the new biography American Isis: the Life and Art of Sylvia Plath, published by St. Martin's Press, to our bookstore for a reading and book signing.

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ISBN: 9780312640248
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 29th, 2013

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