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Alix Olson -- co-sponsored by the UW-Madison LGBT Campus Center

Alix Olson is an internationally touring folk poet and progressive queer artist-activist. One part peace vigil, one part protest rally, and one part joyful raucous concert, Alix ignites audiences everywhere she performs.

Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution Cover Image
By Alix Olson (Editor), Eve Ensler (Foreword by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9781580052214
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seal Press (CA) - September 1st, 2007

Gay Men's Book Club

The Gay Men's Book Club will read and discuss Gay Bar by Will Fellows. Get 10% off the cover price when you mention the book club!

About the book:

Gay Bar: The Fabulous, True Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950s Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780299248505
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Wisconsin Press - October 7th, 2010

Shameless Hussies Book Club

The Shameless Hussies will read and discuss Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro! Get 10% off the cover price of the book when you buy it at Room.

About the book:

Never Let Me Go Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400078776
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - March 14th, 2006

Benjamin Percy, author of The Wilding

Benjamin Percy is the author of the graphic novel and novel Refresh, Refresh. Come on out for a reading and book-signing given by the author for his new book, The Wilding.

The Wilding Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9781555975692
Availability: Special Order
Published: Graywolf Press - September 28th, 2010

Andrei Codrescu, author of The Poetry Lesson

Andrei Cordescu, award-winning poet, novelist, essayist, teacher, and lecturer as well as regular correspondent on NPR, will read from and sign his new book The Poetry Lesson.

The Poetry Lesson Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780691147246
Availability: Backordered
Published: Princeton University Press - September 5th, 2010

Wisconsin Book Festival

A Room of One's Own Bookstore is proud to be a part of the Wisconsin Book Festival. We host many talented authors for readings during the Fest, and look for our table at events in other WBF venues!

Food For Thought Festival

Once again, Room will be among the vendors at the annual Food for Thought Festival! You can learn more about the festival and find a full schedule of events at the REAP website, http://www.reapfoodgroup.org

12th Annual REAP Food for Thought Festival
September 24-25 2010
in Madison WI on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Sandra Park author of If You Live in a Small House

Author Sandra Park will read and sign her new book, If You Live in a Small House.

Bill Lueders, author of Watchdog: 25 Years of Muckraking and Rabblerousing

Bill Lueders will read from and sign his brand new book, Watchdog: 25 Years of Muckraking and Rabblerousing.

Watchdog: 25 Years of Muckraking and Rabblerousing Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780979047558
Availability: Special Order
Published: Jones Books - September 17th, 2010

Colleen Madden of APT reads from Katie Green's novel Deborah Whitney of Shady Flat

Colleen Madden of American Players Theater and reader of the audiobook version of Katie Green's Deborah Whitney of Shady Flat will give a dramatic reading of the novel.

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