Biography/Memoir

Content is about the life of a particular person, relationship, or group of real people.

Denise DuBois, author of Self-Made Woman

Denise DuBois, author of Self-Made Woman

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome Denise Chanterelle DuBois for a reading and book-signing from her memoir, Self-Made Woman!

Self-Made Woman: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780299313906
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - August 22nd, 2017

Donna Urbikas, author of My Mother's Sister

A searing tale of war, trauma, and survival. Donna Solecka Urbikas grew up in the Midwest during the golden years of the American century. But her Polish-born mother and half sister had endured dehumanizing conditions during World War II, as slave laborers in Siberia. War and exile created a profound bond between mother and older daughter, one that Donna would struggle to find with either of them.

My Sister's Mother: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Stalin's Siberia Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780299308506
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - April 27th, 2016

Patricia Reis, author of Motherlines

A Room of One's Own is proud to welcome Patricia Reis, author of Motherlines: Love, Longing, and Liberation!

Motherlines: Love, Longing, and Liberation Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631521218
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Published: She Writes Press - October 11th, 2016

MariNaomi, author of Turning Japanese

A Room of One's Own proudly welcomes acclaimed indie graphic memoirist MariNaomi for a reading and signing from her latest memoir, Turning Japanese!

Turning Japanese Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781937541163
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Published: 2dcloud - May 24th, 2016

Dragon's Breath: And Other True Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941250013
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Published: Uncivilized Books - September 30th, 2014

Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062009234
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 15th, 2011

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
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - January 1st, 2016

The Prairie That Nature Built Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781584694922
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Published: Dawn Publications (CA) - September 1st, 2014

Mary Pflum Peterson, author of White Dresses

Mary Pflum Peterson, author of White Dresses

A Room of One's Own welcome Mary Pflum Peterson for a reading and book signing from her memoir White Dresses!

A poignant memoir of three generations of women and the white dresses that adorned them.

White Dresses: A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062386977
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Published: William Morrow & Company - September 15th, 2015

Cards for Brianna by Heather McManamy Book Launch Event

Heather McManamy, a McFarland, Wisconsin mother and terminal cancer patient who first captured headlines this summer for writing dozens of greeting cards for her young daughter’s future life milestones, has died. A Room of One's Own welcomes her daughter Brianna and her husband Jeff for a book launch of Heather's memoir Cards for Brianna: A Lifetime of Lessons and Love from a Dying Mother to Her Daughter.

Cards for Brianna: A Mom's Messages of Living, Laughing, and Loving as Time Is Running Out Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781492642138
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Published: Sourcebooks - April 12th, 2016

Craig Werner and Douglas Bradley, authors of We Gotta Get Out of This Place

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome Douglas Bradley and Craig Werner for a reading and book signing of their book about the music of the Vietnam War!

In We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War, Doug Bradley and Craig Werner explore how and why U.S. troops turned to music as a way of coping with the complexities of the war they had been sent to fight. The personal reflections of the Vietnam veterans—black and white, Latino and Native American, men and women, officers and “grunts”—drive this book’s narrative.

We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781625341624
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - October 21st, 2015

Jarrett Neal, author of What Color Is Your Hoodie?

A Room of One's Own is delighted to host Jarrett Neal for a reading from his powerful book of essays on Black gay identity in today's world.

What Color Is Your Hoodie? Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781937627225
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Published: Chelsea Station Editions - May 30th, 2015

Susan Johnson Hadler, author of The Beauty of What Remains

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A Room of One's Own is honored to welcome Susan Johnson Hadler to our store for a reading and booksigning from her memoir!

The Beauty of What Remains: Family Lost, Family Found Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631520075
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Published: She Writes Press - September 15th, 2015

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