Welcome, reader, to the Golden Hare.

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We are an independent bookshop known for our passionate, knowledgeable booksellers, vibrant event programme and bold, curated selection of beautiful, brilliant books.

 

Located in Edinburgh,  Scotland, you can find us on the unique St. Stephen Street in Stockbridge, a beautiful village in the heart of Edinburgh.

 

There’s nothing quite like visiting us in person if you can, but if not – never fear! We’ve carefully designed this website to be the next best thing. Here you can browse a growing selection of our bookshop online, buy event tickets, read our blog posts and contact us.

 

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Rhythm and Colour by Richard Emerson

We are dancing with joy to introduce our very first publication!

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Bibliophile Episode 6 | Behind the Scenes at the Bookshop Edition

It’s episode six! This episode, co-hosts and co-booksellers Julie Danskin and Alice Tarbuck delve into the world of running bookshop events, as well as the ups and downs of creative nonfiction, current reads and plenty chuckling.

Continue reading Bibliophile Episode 6 | Behind the Scenes at the Bookshop Edition

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Uncomfortably Female: My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

In life as in fiction, women are often forced into unnaturally sanitised and sexualised roles in society. The burgeoning acknowledgement of this long term reality has given birth to the #MeToo movement online, as well as an increasing sense that women are rightly seizing the chance to present their lives and views as they really are, without the modifications that patriarchal societies demand. Continue reading Uncomfortably Female: My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

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Literature to Empower Yourself #1

“What is the best way to empower yourself and those around you?”

In our experience, its to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. You start to understand the trials, traumas and triumphs of those you emulate, which often leads to greater empathy and solidarity.

But we can’t literally walk a mile in everyone’s shoes or we’d have a collection of footwear that would even make Imelda Marcos blush!

So how do we empower ourselves through understanding others? Unsurprisingly for a book shop, we have a suggestion in mind: read! Continue reading Literature to Empower Yourself #1

Contact Us

  • Golden Hare Books
    68 St Stephen Street
    Edinburgh, UK
    EH3 5AQ

  • 0131 629 1396
  • mail@goldenharebooks.com