Events

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Room's 41st Anniversary Sale and Independent Bookstore Day

A Room of One's Own is proud to participate in Independent Bookstore Day as part of our 41st Anniversary Celebration and Sale!

In honor of Room's 41st anniversary, we will be offering 15% off all in-store purchases beginning Thrifty Thursday on April 28 and going through Sunday May 1st! There will be a rotating list of refreshments and daily door prizes, so stop by a few times over the course of the weekend!

UW Madison Feminist Faculty Book Party

UW Madison Faculty Ramzi Fawaz, Lori Kido Lopez, Kate Viera, Timothy Yu

A Room of One's Own is delighted to host a soiree for UW Madison feminist faculty celebrating the release of new books!

Ramzi Fawaz is Assistant Professor of English and Affiliate Faculty in the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at UW Madison. His first book, The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics won the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies Fellowship Award for best first book in LGBT Studies.

Donald Sanford, author of On Fourth Lake

Donald Sanford, author of On Fourth Lake

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome Donald Sanford, author of On Fourth Lake: A Social History of Lake Mendota

James Campbell, author of Braving It, and his daughter Aidan Campbell

James Campbell, author of Braving It

A Room of One's Own welcomes James Campbell, author of the new book Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild, and his daughter Aidan for a reading and book-signing!

Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey Into the Alaskan Wild Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780307461247
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - May 10th, 2016

David Howell, author of The Descent into Happiness

David Howell, author of The Descent Into Happiness

A Room of One's Own welcomes David Howell and publisher Ethan Casey for a reading and book discussion from David's new memoir of traveling across the U.S. by bicycle!

Queers Destroy Room!

 

 

A Room of One's Own hosts queer science fiction, fantasy, and horror authors and editors in a celebration of the vitality of queer genre work, including Lightspeed's excellent Queers Destroy series!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marybeth Lorbiecki, author of A Fierce Green Fire: Leopold's Life and Legacy

A Room of One's Own welcomes Marybeth Lorbiecki for a reading and celebration of the life of Aldo Leopold--perfect for Earth Day weekend!

Fierce Green Fire: The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780199965038
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - January 1st, 2016

The Prairie That Nature Built Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781584694922
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - September 1st, 2014

Abby Frucht and Dale Kushner Author Event

A Room of One's Own happily welcomes two fantastic local authors of literary fiction for a joint reading and book-signing! Join us to hear Abby Frucht read from her new book A Well-Made Bed(written in collaboration with Laurie Alberts), and Dale Kushner, author of the beloved novel The Conditions of Love, will read from her forthcoming novel The Lie of Forgetting.

A Well-Made Bed Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597093057
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Red Hen Press - March 1st, 2016

The Conditions of Love Cover Image
By Kushner
$15.00
ISBN: 9781455519743
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 6th, 2014

Nicholas Petrie, author of The Drifter

Nicholas Petrie, author of The Drifter

A Room of One's Own welcomes Nicholas Petrie, author of The Drifter, for a reading and booksigning!

The Drifter Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780399174568
Availability: Special Order
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 12th, 2016

Wisconsin Book Festival February Event: EJ Dionne at Madison Public Library Central

EJ Dionne, author of Why the Right Went Wrong

A Room of One's Own is delighted to support the Wisconsin Book Festival year-round with off-site and in store events! We have one event in support of the WBF this month, and we're hoping to see you at Madison Central Library for E.J. Dionne, author of Why the Right Went Wrong!

Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism--From Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476763798
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 19th, 2016

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