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September 2018

Black Lily, an evening with Philippa Stockley

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£3 – £8.99 32 tickets left

Golden Hare Books welcomes novelist and artist Philippa Stockley to discuss hew new novel, Black Lily, an epic work set in early modern London. Join a cast of vivid characters as they move through London, from grand houses to grim alleys, from the roiling Thames to the intimate bedrooms of ladies. Join us for a glass of wine and a chat!   Set in a London devastated by the Great Plague and the Great Fire, Black Lily begins in the…

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Rachel Hazell’s Bound:15 Beautiful Bookbinding Projects launch

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riddle’s Court, Patrick Geddes Centre, Riddle's Court, 322 Lawnmarket
Edinburgh, EH1 2PG United Kingdom
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Join Golden Hare Books and Rachel Hazell, The Travelling Bookbinder, as she celebrates the launch of her first book, Bound, a collection of beautiful, accessible book-art projects that will inspire you to make. Join us in the splendid surroundings of Riddle's Court and raise a glass to Rachel's brilliant new book - you won't be able to resist getting stuck in to these amazing projects. Whether you're new to book art, or have attended Rachel's inspiring workshops, this event is…

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October 2018

Among the Summer Snows with Christopher Nicholson

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
£4 – £8.99 34 tickets left

Golden Hare Books welcomes Christopher Nicholson to discuss his new book on Scottish landscape, Among the Summer Snows. Join us for a glass of wine and a discussion of the elusive and romantic fragments of snow which dot our highest mountains even in the hottest summers. ‘That there should still be any snow in Britain during the summer is strange. Summer is a season for easy living, a time of bees and foxgloves, roses and honeysuckle, light clothes and gentle breezes.…

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Children’s Fiction Event: Twister by Juliette Forrest

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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Free – £8.99 34 tickets left

Golden Hare Books welcomes Juliette Forrest with her fantastic novel Twister for ages 9+. Come along chat about magic, heroines, and mystery!  This brilliant interactive event will appeal to children and grown-ups alike. When magic whirls, danger creeps closer. She’s curious – she’s courageous – she’s a riddle – she’s a rebel – she’s Twister. This is the story of a brave, bright girl; a witch who lives in the woods; a necklace that turns you into a wolf, a…

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Book Launch: Square Eyes by Anna Mill & Luke Jones

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Golden Hare Books is delighted to host the Edinburgh launch of Square Eyes, the new graphic novel by Anna Mill and Luke Jones. Come along and join Luke and Anna, and raise a glass of wine to this brilliant new book! "Look - anyone who invents something really great has a moment where they think it's going to destroy the world."   For the first time in her life, Fin is off the network. A few months ago, she was…

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Launch: Alec Finlay and Gerry Loose

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
£5 32 tickets left

Golden Hare Books is delighted to host the joint launch of two new collections of poetry: Gerry Loose's night exposures and Alec Finlay's gatherings. Please come along and hear these two fantastic poets read from their new work and in discussion. It is bound to be a wonderful evening, and a great opportunity to raise a glass to toast these two new collections. Combining pressing geopolitical urgency with a subtle and gentle lyricism, as we have come to expect from…

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The Hoarder: an evening with Jess Kidd

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
£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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November 2018

The Life of Truman Capote: Swan Song, with Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£5 – £12.99 33 tickets left

Join Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott at Golden Hare Books for a glamorous and fascinating talk on the rise and fall of Truman Capote! Come and have a glass of wine, and learn more about the man behind the literary giant.   Swan Song is a dazzling literary debut about the rise and self-destructive fall of Truman Capote and the beautiful, wealthy, vulnerable women he called his swans. ‘Writers write. And one can’t be surprised if they write what they know.’ Compulsively readable,Swan Song is…

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Beowulf Refigured: The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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£5 – £12.99 35 tickets left

Golden Hare Books is delighted to welcome Maria Dahvana Headley to discuss her new novel, The Mere Wife, a fierce, feminist retelling of Beowulf. Join us for a glass of wine and to discuss how this classic has been reworked.     ‘Smart, tough, modern.’ — Margaret Atwood ‘Maria Dahvana Headley is a firecracker: she’s whip- smart with a heart, and she writes like a dream.’ — Neil Gaiman To those who live there, Herot Hall is a paradise. With…

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Launch: Black Sea by Caroline Eden

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
£5 – £25.00 35 tickets left

Golden Hare Books is delighted to host the launch of Caroline Eden's new book, Black Sea. Come along and raise a glass - of Potemkin cocktail - and hear Caroline speak about the adventures and experiences that have combined to make this extraordinary new book.     “The next best thing to actually travelling with Caroline Eden - a warm, erudite and greedy guide - is to read her. This is my kind of book.” – Diana Henry “A wonderfully…

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