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.

A Room of One's Own Bookstore

307 West Johnson St
Madison WI
(608) 257-7888

Sarah White, Author of Write Your Travel Memoirs

Sarah White is an author and personal historian who believes writing a travel memoir is a spectacular opportunity to practice the craft of creative nonfiction writing. Her book offers five lessons packed with useful information, perfect for a writing workshop or self-study program.

Write Your Travel Memoirs: 5 Steps to Transform Your Travel Experiences Into Compelling Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9780984441303
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Person Productions - March 4th, 2010

The Onion A/V Club Profiles Room!

Jason Albert of The Onion A.V. Club wrote a great article about our store in honor of Room's 35th Anniversary. You can read the full text of the article at the A.V. Club website, and thanks to Jason for the great story!

Contact Us

Where you can find us:
315 W. Gorham St
Madison, WI 53703

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We are centrally located just off of Madison's main downtown shopping area! We are on Gorham St. just a storefront down from Community Pharmacy, about half a block off of State St. 

Phone: (608) 257-7888
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Monday-Friday :10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm-5:00pm

Isthmus Green Day Event: Rick Bayless and Bill McKibben

A Room of One's Own will be selling books for two exciting speakers, keynote chef Rick Bayless and author Bill McKibben at the 2010 Isthmus Green Day event on Saturday, April 17th at the Monona Terrace!

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805090567
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Times Books - April 13th, 2010

Authentic Mexican: Regional Cooking from the Heart of Mexico Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061373268
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow & Company - April 3rd, 2007


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