Labor Day Hours at Room!

A Room of One's Own will have shortened hours this Monday from Noon to 5 PM.
Have a safe and happy holiday!

Book Launch! Erika Janik: Author of Marketplace of the Marvelous

A Room of One's Own is proud to welcome Erika Janik for the launch of her new book, Marketplace of the Marvelous!

An entertaining introduction to the quacks, snake-oil salesmen, and charlatans, who often had a point.

Marketplace of the Marvelous: The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine Cover Image
Email or call for price
ISBN: 9780807022085
Availability: Special Order
Published: Beacon Press (MA) - January 7th, 2014

Literacy Network's Annual Canterbury Run/Walk for Literacy!

A Room of One's Own is proud to support one of Madison's longstanding events in support of literacy!

The 22nd Annual Literacy Network Run/Walk is set for Sunday, September 22, starting at 10:30am.

Isthmus Green Day

Isthmus Green Day is annual event that celebrates sustainability, healthy living and community by uniting organizations, speakers, businesses and activities. This eco-celebration features the best eco-friendly for-and-non-profit businesses and organizations; qualified, knowledgeable and entertaining speakers and green professionals; plus fun, sustainable activities for the whole family.

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
ISBN: 9780544002234
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - April 2nd, 2013

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618871711
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - June 1st, 2007

The Essential Dykes to Watch Out for Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618968800
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin - November 1st, 2008

Circle M Community Supported Agriculture Farm Share Sign-ups!

A Room of One's Own is once again proud to partner with Circle M Farm, a local, organic CSA farm, as a pick-up point for members to receive boxes of fresh produce and other local delights!
For more information about Circle M's program, check out their CSA Membership page and consider signing up!

Literacy Network Run/Walk for Literacy

A Room of One's Own is proud to host the Literacy Network for the Annual
Run/Walk for Literacy! For a full schedule of events, as well as to
register, go to the Literacy Network's Run/Walk registration page!

Room's Grand Opening Events and Prize Drawing!

In celebration of the grand opening of our new space, we're hosting two weeks of fantastic events featuring award-winning, world renowned authors, including Michael Perry, Chris Cleave, and Kevin Henkes, as well as up-and-coming new talent like David Pratt, Mark Zubro, and Antoine Wilson. We are thrilled to welcome them in our store and hope to see many of you here, enjoying the bigger and better event space!

As a thank you to everyone who has supported us during this transition, we will be holding a Prize drawing for a gift certificate to the store! There is no purchase necessary to enter, but we do request a limit of one entry per person. There will be a box at the front counter from October 2nd through October 12th, and one lucky winner will get a $100 certificate to the store!

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,

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


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