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June 2017
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A Book of Untruths: an evening with Miranda Doyle

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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A Book of Untruths

They say that all autobiographies are fictional and all fiction is autobiographical. In her memoir A Book of Untruths Miranda Doyle probes the grey area where truth and lies meet, and where stories have very real consequences. Join us to celebrate the Scottish launch of this courageously honest book! Each short chapter in A Book of Untruths is built around a lie. Cumulatively, the lies build to tell the tale of Doyle’s ever complicated family...

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Edinburgh Writers’ Showcase

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Join us as we celebrate Independent Bookshop Week! To help us get the party tooters out about all things bookish, we’ve invited four of Edinburgh’s most exciting writers to join us for an evening and share their work. We’re thrilled to be bringing together Helen McClory, Ever Dundas, Kaite Welsh and Martin MacInnes for what promises to be a literary night to remember, hosted by our very own writer in residence, the fabulous Claire Askew. Sit back and relax with…

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Hear Hare Here: Poetry at Golden Hare Books

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Hear Hare Here

We're absolutely thrilled to announce that we'll be launching our very own monthly poetry night! Each month we'll bring you three of our favourite poetic voices in a cornucopia of verse, MCed by our very own booksellers and poetry lovers Alice Tarbuck and Annie Rutherford. From July onwards Hear Hare Here will take place on the third Thursday of each month, but to launch it in style, we couldn't resist including it in our line up of events for Independent…

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July 2017

The Big Bookshop Party

July 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Bookshop Party

What could be better than a party in the bookshop? We can't guarantee party games, but we will promise you: Late-night shopping (like a party, but better) 10 % off some of our favourite books (isn't that a gift?) A glass of wine and some literary-themed snacks (a feast!) Blind date with a book (like pass the parcel, but you know the present's going to be good) And a prize draw! So join us as party out Independent Book Week in…

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Story-A-Thon

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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story-a-thon

As Independent Bookshop Week comes to an end, we're inviting all little 'uns and lovers of picture books to join us for a very special session of our Sunday Stories! Our storyteller Elspeth will be reading through all of the picture books on our shelves: drop in during the day to hear a tall tale or several, or join us for a full five hours of enchantment. We'll be exploring enchanted forests, sailing the seven seas and, of course, welcoming…

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Seafarer’s Kiss

July 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Seafarer's Kiss

Don't miss this event which brings together a few of our favourite things: Norse myths, fairytales retold, Young Adult books and cake. We're absolutely thrilled to be hosting the UK launch of Julia Ember's second novel for teens, The Seafarer's Kiss. It promises to be a fun-filled evening! What to expect As well as reading from her latest book, Julia will be taking questions and talking about her novel in a discussion chaired by fellow YA author Laura Lam. To finish…

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