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February 2019

YA Book Group: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Free 10 tickets left

Introducing a new book group celebrating the very best in young adult fiction... We are very excited to finally announce a brand new book group from Golden Hare Books as part of our 2019 initiative to grow our range of book groups for the reading community of Edinburgh. YA is one of the fastest growing and most successful categories in the book trade - and for good reason! Progressive politics, complex characters and thrilling stories of human connection and experience…

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Why We’re Here: Buda’s Wagon by Mike Davis

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Don't bury your head in the sand with our new nonfiction book group exploring how we've reached the state we're in... We've had several requests over the years for an exclusively nonfiction book group, but with such swathes of topics, how to distinguish? This new book group is broad in scope and will cover books from history and philosophy to essays and reportage and run by David Bloomfield, our resident politics aficionado. More than a current affairs book group, Why…

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Wine and Cheese Book Club | Golden Hare x Smith & Gertrude

February 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Smith and Gertrude, 26 Hamilton Place
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AU United Kingdom
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Finally it is happening! Smith & Gertrude and Golden Hare Books are so pleased to announce a special series of joint events combining our passions and expertise… Golden Hare X Smith & Gertrude Wine & Cheese Book Club Tickets cost £18 for each book club. The cost of your ticket to the Golden Hare X Smith & Gertrude Book Club includes the following: A copy of that months quite brilliant book club book (to be collected from either Golden Hare…

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Listen Softly: EVER DUNDAS + GAVIN INGLIS + NEIL CHUE HONG

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St. Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Free

LISTEN SOFTLY has arrived in Edinburgh! You may remember us from our one-off spoken word Fringe shows in recent years, but we're happy to be joining the lovely scene as a more permanent institution. Come along to our very first monthly night and welcome us to the neighbourhood! Our theme this month is WEIRD FICTION, and we've got all sorts of treats in store for you.

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The Age of Light: Whitney Scharer on Lee Miller

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£3 – £5 35 tickets left

We are delighted to welcome Whitney Scharer, author of The Age of Light, a new novel about the life of Lee Miller and her journey from muse to artist.

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Sunday Stories: Storm

February 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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The last in a stunning quartet of stories about a boy and his grandfather...don't miss this one, come and feel your heart warmed! It's blowing up a storm, and a boy and his grandad decide it's the perfect weather for kite-flying. There's just one problem - first they have to find the kite. Their search brings up lots of wonderful memories of previous adventures together, but when they finally make it outside, their adventure really takes off! Sunday Stories is…

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February Book Group: Her Body & Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Free 4 tickets left

Our monthly book group has been running since 2012: come along and discuss books! Our ever-popular, longest running book group runs on the last Tuesday of the month. Run by one of our booksellers, we want people to come and relax in the surrounds of the bookshop with a glass of wine, and enjoy discussing a book. It's informal, illuminating and a lot of fun! How it worksReserve a space on the website for the next book group, or call/email/pop…

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Jellyfish: an evening with Janice Galloway

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel, 13 St Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 6SW United Kingdom
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Book Launch Jellyfish by Janice Galloway in conversation with Heather Parry a stunning collection of sixteen razor-sharp tales about sex, love and parenthood from one of Scotland's best loved and most acclaimed writers Join us in the beautiful St Vincent's Chapel just along the road from the bookshop for a special evening with one of our favourite Scottish writers with a brilliant collection of short stories about the raw, poignant stuff of life. In this powerful collection of short fiction,…

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March 2019

March Readers’ Salon

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Free
Readers' Salon

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!

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Small Press Book Group: Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Free 10 tickets left

A new book group focusing on the brilliant books being published by small independent presses, from fiction in translation to local publishers.

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