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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.

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

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!

French Provincial Cooking

Elizabeth David's French Provincial Cooking is an amazing resource. It's a well-rounded cookbook, a classic gem, and the key to delicious, amazing food, not just in the French style.

French Provincial Cooking Cover Image
By Elizabeth David, Julia Child (Foreword by), Juliet Renny (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780141181530
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - February 1st, 1999

Welcome to A Room of One's Own on the Web!

Please note, books found on the website may not reflect our in-store stock! Please call us at (608) 257-7888 to find out if we have a book in stock.

A Room of One's Own Feminist Bookstore has been a fixture in downtown Madison, Wisconsin since 1975.

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

Room of One's Own Foundation (R.O.O.F.)

R.O.O.F. is the non-profit educational wing of A Room of One's Own Bookstore. The foundation was established in 2006 as a public charity for the educational benefit of women and girls. Programs are supported by a gift from a local feminist and from donations from you!


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