Events

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Room's Annual Used Book Sale!

Summer is heating up, and Room is getting ready for our annual used book sale, which begins July 9th! From now through July 16 we'll be accepting donations of used books from our supporters, whether it's one book or several boxes.

Gay Men's Book Club

The Gay Men's Book Club will meet at A Room of One's Own to discuss Fellow Travelers by Thomas Mallon. Get 10% off the cover price of the book when you buy it at Room!

About the book:

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780307388902
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Books USA - May 6th, 2008

Amy Lou Jenkins, Author of Every Natural Fact: Five Seasons of Open-Air Parenting

A Room of One's Own is pleased to welcome Amy Lou Jenkins for a reading and signing of her book Every Natural Fact!

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$14.95
ISBN: 9780982354513
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Holy Cow Press - June 1st, 2010

WisCon Guest of Honor Reading and Reception

A Room of One's Own welcomes WisCon, the world's foremost feminist science fiction convention, for its 34th year by hosting a reception. This year's Guests of Honor, Nnedi Okorafor and Mary Anne Mohanraj, will give a reading in the store. Come by and mingle, enjoy the snacks and refreshments provided by A Room of One's Own, and help us kick off the convention in style!

Shameless Hussies Book Club

The Shameless Hussies Book Club will meet to discuss Like Life by Lorrie Moore.

Get 10% off this title when you buy it at A Room of One's Own!

About the book:

Like Life Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780375719165
Availability: Special Order
Published: Vintage - August 27th, 2002

Patrick Rothfuss Author Reading

Come see Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of The Name of the Wind give a reading WisCon weekend! This event is free and open to the general public. For more information, see Pat's facebook event to RSVP!

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$9.99
ISBN: 9780756404741
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Daw Books - April 1st, 2008

Miriam Hall, author of At Home Here and Dreams of Movement

Miriam Hall is a Madison poet, who has now released two chapbooks of poetry through Finishing Line Press. The first, At Home Here, explores travel through poetry; the second, Dreams Of Movement, is due out in June of 2010.

Gay Men's Book Club

The Gay Men's Book Club will meet to discuss Probation by Tom Manicino. Get 10% off the cover price when you buy the book club pick at A Room of One's Own!

With profound honesty, sharp wit, and genuine heart, Probation portrays one man's search--for love and passion, acceptance and redemption--and for the courage to really live.

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Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780758238788
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - April 1st, 2010

WisCon: The World's Leading Feminist Science Fiction Convention

Who Fears Death Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780756406172
Availability: Backordered
Published: Daw Books - June 1st, 2010

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$8.99
ISBN: 9780547020280
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graphia Books - February 18th, 2008

Bodies in Motion: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060781194
Availability: Special Order
Published: Harper Perennial - June 13th, 2006

A Room of One's Own 35th Anniversary Celebration and "Madison Women Who Made A Difference" Wall Installation

Please join us for our 35th anniversary celebration on Sunday, May 9th at 2:00 pm at A Room of One's Own Bookstore.

We will provide sweets, tea, and coffee for this Mother's Day reception. There will be a suggested donation of $10 to benefit the Room of One's Own Foundation, our non-profit charity for supporting the education of women and girls.

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