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November 2019

LOVE: An Evening with Hanne Ørstavik

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
£3.00 - £10.00

Golden Hare Books hopes you can join us to celebrate the launch of a newly translated novel by brilliant Norwegian novelist Hanne Ørstavik, Love. Told in spare prose with not a superfluous word in sight, bookseller Julie read this in one gulp on holiday and can't wait to put it into eveyone's hands. Karl Ove Knausgaard even called Love Orstavik's strongest book. Don't miss this!in conversation with Kari Dickson Join us for a winter evening to remember this November as acclaimed Norwegian writer…

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LISTEN SOFTLY: Rachel Plummer + Jay G Ying + Hannah McCooke + OPEN MIC

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
Free

Listen Softly November is here! It's properly dark at night now, and with three brilliant performers AND open mic AND raffle we're leaning into those cosy bookshop vibes. What could be better of an autumn evening... Listen Softly is a welcoming, inclusive and supportive spoken word evening, with much joviality and encouragement. We have a PA system set-up in the shop so you can now listen even softer! Our aim is to help performers and audience members feel relaxed as…

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LOOP: An Evening with Charco Press (Book Week Scotland Special Event)

November 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
Free - £9.99

It's Book Week Scotland! And to celebrate this wonderful week of books, we've partnered with local independent publisher Charco Press and Scottish Book Trust for an evening celebrating translated fiction. Charco works tirelessly to bring the best contemporary Latin American authors into English - in just three years their contribution to literature has been inspiring. Their most recent title, Loop by the Mexican writer Brenda Lozano, is a perfect example of Charco's flair for identifying the most dynamic and poignant…

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NOVEMBER BOOK GROUP: “Winter Soldier” by Daniel Mason

November 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
Free

Our monthly book group has been running since 2012: come along and discuss our chosen book! 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 works Reserve a space online for the next book group, or…

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FACES THAT FLED THE WIND: Alycia Pirmohamed with guests Aria Aber + Alyson Kissner + Jay G. Ying

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel, Saint Vincent Street
Edinburgh, EH3 6SW United Kingdom
Free - £8.00

It is with absolute pleasure that we announce the Edinburgh launch for Alycia Pirmohamed's debut collection Faces That Fled The Wind. Alycia is one of Scotland's most exciting young talents and a great friend of our bookshop, so we can't wait to host this! Join us in a fairylight-lit St Vincent's Chapel, just a short walk from the Golden Hare Bookshop, for a very special evening of poetry from Alycia and three fellow poets: Aria Aber, Alysson Kissner and Jay G. Ying.…

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OLIGARCHY: An Evening with Scarlett Thomas, in conversation with Heather Parry

November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
£3.00 - £14.99

The perfect bookish autumnal night awaits you as we launch Oligarchy, the new novel from Scarlett Thomas, author of The End of Mr Y and Seed Collectors. Scarlett will be in conversation with Heather Parry about the themes of Oligarchy, her writing process and more. Don't miss the chance to hear from one of Scotland's most exciting fiction writers. Don't miss this very special evening by the Golden Hare wood-burning stove. There will be time for Q&A and signing, and books will be sold.…

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December 2019

LitFix Mini: Reading Consultations at Trading Post

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Have a chat with one of our booksellers about your reading tastes and what you'd like to get from your reading. Leave with a new book! About this Event Golden Hare Books is back at Trading Post! And alongside our selection of beautiful books, we have something a bit special up our sleeve...   LitFix Mini your reading, sorted. If you're familiar with Golden Hare Books, you may already have heard about our unique reading consultation service, LitFix. We've helped dozens of…

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The Scriptures: A Celebration of Fleabag, with Gins in Tins

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel, St Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6SW United Kingdom
£5.00 - £20.00

We are absolutely thrilled to be hosting an evening celebrating the publication of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag: The Scriptures. Fleabag has taken the world by storm ever since its release three years ago, bowling over critics and viewers alike with its acerbic humour, brutal honesty, and genre-defying storytelling. For the first time ever, Fleabag: The Scriptures brings together the shooting scripts for both seasons of the award-winning show, complete with new writing by the legendary Waller-Bridge. To celebrate the launch of…

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Stockbridge’s Indie Christmas Shopping Evening

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It's back for 2019! Don't miss Stockbridge's own, community-run Christmas shopping evening featuring all your favourite indie businesses on St. Stephen Street and NW Circus Place. With festive shopping, exclusive offers, discounts, fizz, mulled wine and mince pies, each shop has their own special treats in store. Then join us for a festive post-shopping drink at Smith & Gertrude! This year we're fundraising for Maggies Edinburgh. AESOP | DICK'S | VINO | CATALOG | EDEN | BON TOT | LOVECRUMBS…

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THE DESPERATION GAME: An Evening of Stories with the Scottish Arts Trust

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
£3.00 - £8.99

We're delighted to host a festive evening celebrating the Scottish Arts Trust Story Award with THE DESPERATION GAME, an anthology of finalists from the past five years. Join us by the log-burning stove in the bookshop for an evening of storytelling, mingling and mirth. We'll hear from a few finalists from the anthology and you will have a chance to buy copies on the night.  Wine will be served free of charge! ABOUT THE DESPERATION GAME “From the romantic to…

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