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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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Readers’ Salon Recommendations from October

Exposing our minds to new high quality literature is one of our favourite things at Golden Hare, and nothing does that in a more compelling way than our Readers’ Salon. This is an open evening where we encourage people to come along and share what is moving their souls, stimulating their brains or stirring their passions (in a literary sense, naturally!). All the choices on this list were contributed by our fantastic and supportive Readers’ Salon attendees.

The large number of excellent recommendations from those who attended the salon really impressed us this week, so we’ve compiled a list from what was an absolutely heaving and fun-filled Readers’ Salon! We’d heartily recommend diving into any of our readers’ recommendations below.

Make sure that you come along to next month’s Readers Salon on Monday 5th November for more friendly book talk and excellent recommendations!


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Golden Hare Friends: Autumn Newsletter 2018

Autumn Newsletter Dear Friends, Here we go into the colder, darker evenings! You may have seen that we’ve been working hard at Golden Hare Books on some new, exciting projects – not least for our Friends! There are around 150 of you now since we launched the scheme over a year ago. We just had […]
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Bibliophile Episode 7: in which David ruins children’s books

In this episode of the podcast, we bid a fond farewell to Alice Tarbuck and introduce the dulcet tones of David Bloomfield and Jonathan Taylor. As usual we dicuss what we’re reading and discuss the book group book which was My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh. Continue reading Bibliophile Episode 7: in which David ruins children’s books

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    68 St Stephen Street
    Edinburgh, UK
    EH3 5AQ

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