Events

News posts and recaps of events (posted separately from the event pages)

Anne Keller, author of Empty Chairs

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome local author Anne Keller for a reading in celebration of the release of her book Empty Chairs!

Empty Chairs Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781542785617
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - April 4th, 2017

OFFSITE @ MPL: Terry Tempest Williams

A Room of One's Own will be on hand at Madison Public Library-Central, 3rd Floor, for the inimitable Terry Tempest Williams, speaking for the WI Book Festival!

The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250132147
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador USA - July 3rd, 2017

OFFSITE @ MPL: Patrick Rothfuss & Kevin Hearne

Join A Room of One's Own and the Wisconsin Book Festival in welcoming two beloved authors of fantasy and science fiction for an event in conversation at the Madison Public Library - Downtown!

Besieged: Stories from the Iron Druid Chronicles Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399181733
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Published: Del Rey Books - July 11th, 2017

Hounded Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345522474
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Published: Del Rey Books - May 3rd, 2011

The Name of the Wind Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780756404741
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Published: Daw Books - April 2008

The Wise Man's Fear Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780756407919
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Published: Daw Books - April 2nd, 2013

The Slow Regard of Silent Things Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780756411329
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Published: Daw Books - November 17th, 2015

Poetry Event: Austin, Dunham, Rancourt, & Thayer

Poets Austin, Dunham, Rancourt, and Thayer

A Room of One's Own welcomes four excellent current and former Wisconsin poets for a reading!

Cold Pastoral: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571314789
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 14th, 2017

Self-Portrait with Spurs & Sulfur: Poems Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780826337078
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - August 15th, 2015

Trouble the Water Cover Image
By Derrick Austin, Mary Szybist (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781942683049
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Published: BOA Editions - April 12th, 2016

Novena: Poems Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780807166604
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Published: LSU Press - February 13th, 2017

@ Madison Public Library: Chuck Klosterman

A Room of One's Own will be on hand selling books at Madison Public Library for the WI Book Festival's event with Chuck Klosterman!

Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399184154
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Published: Blue Rider Press - May 16th, 2017

Amy Thielen, author of Give A Girl A Knife

Foodies take note! A Room of One's Own is pleased to welcome the incomparable Amy Thielen for a reading and book signing from her memoir Give A Girl A Knife!

Give a Girl a Knife: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780307954909
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - May 16th, 2017

Rebecca Entel, author of Fingerprints of Previous Owners

Rebecca Entel author photo

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome UW alumna Rebecca Entel for a reading and booksigning of her debut novel, Fingerprints of Previous Owners!

Fingerprints of Previous Owners Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781944700232
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Unnamed Press - June 13th, 2017

WisCon Guest of Honor Reading and Reception

WisCon feat. Kelly Sue DeConnick and Amal El-Mohtar

Every year, Room is proud to host a reading and reception for WisCon's Guests of Honor! This year, we are delighted to welcome Kelly Sue DeConnick and Amal El-Mohtar for the pre-WisCon event.

We will have snacks and beverages and, of course, LOTS of WisCon books before the reading, so stop in early to get your first look! The reading will begin at 6pm, and is free and open to the public.

For more information about WisCon, or to register for the convention, please see wiscon.net!

The Honey Month Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781907881008
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Papaveria Press - August 5th, 2010

Bitch Planet Volume 1: Extraordinary Machine Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781632153661
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Image Comics - October 20th, 2015

Bitch Planet Volume 1: Extraordinary Machine Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781632153661
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Image Comics - October 20th, 2015

Independent Bookstore Day & Room's Birthday!

Independent Bookstore Day logo

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on SAT. APR. 29 and join us in honoring Room's 42nd birthday all weekend!

For Independent Bookstore Day we will have exclusive IBD items, including a beautiful Rainbow Rowell short story, literary condoms, a Welcome to Night Vale vinyl album, and more!

In honor of Room's birthday, we will be offering 10% off of all in-store purchases on Saturday and Sunday! You can also enjoy a free Book Lover's button with any purchase of $25+. Don't forget to sample the delicious cake from the lovely Lane's Bakery!

Michael Lenehan, author of Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company

A Room of One's Own is thrilled to welcome Michael Lenehan, author of Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company , a delightful look behind the scenes of Wisconsin's own American Players Theater!

Much Ado: A Summer with a Repertory Theater Company Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781572842052
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Agate Midway - October 11th, 2016

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