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October 2018

Hear Hare Here #14: Jay Whittaker, Chris Kerr, Daisy Lafarge

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£5 33 tickets left

Come and cosy up as the nights draw in with Hear Hare Here #14. We are so excited to welcome Chris Kerr, Jay Whittaker and Daisy Lafarge to read with us - and there will, of course, be a raffle. So come along and immerse yourself in words, have a glass of wine, and enjoy!     Edinburgh-based Jay Whittaker’s debut poetry collection, Wristwatch, was published by Cinnamon Press in 2017.  She writes about transition, resilience, grief, living with breast…

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Sunday Stories!

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Sunday Stories is aimed at children between 3-7 years old (but all welcome). Each session will last about 45 minutes and prominently features a hand-picked book from our much-loved Children’s Room, followed by some crafts or games based on the book we’ve just read. Sunday Stories is completely FREE and no booking is required, though we advise turning up a bit early in case it’s busy! We’ll start sharp at 11am, and while your little ones are entertained by stories,…

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The Hoarder: an evening with Jess Kidd

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£5 – £10 35 tickets left

Golden Hare Books is delighted to welcome Jess Kidd, for an evening of discussion of her novels, Himself and The Hoarder. Kidd's books are atmospheric, full of secrets, heart, and relationships, so come along and immerse yourself in her world. Come along, have a glass of wine, and listen to the brilliant Jess Kidd in conversation.   "This dark but comical tale of haunting and hoarding ensnares . . . imagination is vivid . . . Brilliant" (The Times) "A…

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Golden Hare Friends Night – 25th October 2018

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Free

Fancy coming to hang out at the bookshop after hours, when we're open exclusively for our Golden Hare Friends? With a glass of fizz in hand and some mellow tunes, you can browse in peace and our booksellers are here to help and get to know our best customers better. There's nothing we love more than matching books to people. Enjoy your 10% off and find out what we're especially recommending, far from the hustle and bustle of the centre…

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Sunday Stories!

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Sunday Stories is aimed at children between 3-7 years old (but all welcome). Each session will last about 45 minutes and prominently features a hand-picked book from our much-loved Children’s Room, followed by some crafts or games based on the book we’ve just read. Sunday Stories is completely FREE and no booking is required, though we advise turning up a bit early in case it’s busy! We’ll start sharp at 11am, and while your little ones are entertained by stories,…

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Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music and the Decade Sci-Fi Exploded

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£5 – £20 34 tickets left

Golden Hare Books is delighted to welcome Jason Heller to launch his new book, Strange Stars, exploring David Bowie and the rise of science fiction. Come along for an evening that will be out of this world!     As the 1960s drew to a close, and mankind trained its telescopes on other worlds, old conventions gave way to a new kind of hedonistic freedom that celebrated sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll. Derided as nerdy or dismissed as fluff, science fiction rarely…

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The Golden Hare Book Group

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Looking to join a new book group, or always wondered about taking part in one? Book groups are great fun, but often when done in sitting rooms with friends they can famously turn into wine groups. Nothing wrong with that, but the Golden Hare Book Group is very focused on talking about lots of different aspects of lots of different books (but don't worry, we still have wine). You also don't need to worry about joining a group where everyone knows each…

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November 2018

In Conversation: Margarita García Robayo

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£4 – £9.99 34 tickets left

Come and join acclaimed Colombian author in a rare visit to Scotland as she discusses Fish Soup, a dazzling book translated by Charlotte Coombe and published by Edinburgh-based Latin American champions Charco Press   Earlier this year we were lucky enough to host a book launch for Margarita Garcia Robayo's Fish Soup with translator Charlotte Coombe, and now we are delighted to present the author herself. Fish Soup has been one of our favourite works of fiction this year. A collection of two…

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Sunday Stories!

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Sunday Stories is aimed at children between 3-7 years old (but all welcome). Each session will last about 45 minutes and prominently features a hand-picked book from our much-loved Children’s Room, followed by some crafts or games based on the book we’ve just read. Sunday Stories is completely FREE and no booking is required, though we advise turning up a bit early in case it’s busy! We’ll start sharp at 11am, and while your little ones are entertained by stories,…

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The Readers’ Salon

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Want to engage more with your own reading and to share favourites with like-minded readers? Love the idea of a book group but don’t like being assigned a particular book? Or do you just want more opportunities to talk books? Whatever the reason, we have just the group for you! Join us on the first Monday of every month as we chat all things bookish. It's free to come along and no booking is required - just turn up! We'll…

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