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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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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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FACES THAT FLED THE WIND: Alycia Pirmohamed with guests 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 two fellow poets: Alysson Kissner and Jay G. Ying. This event…

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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

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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A Literary Lunch with Rosemary Goring, Trevor Royle and Roseanne Watt

December 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Royal Scots Club Edinburgh, 29-31 Abercromby Place
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6QE United Kingdom
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We're delighted to be teaming up with the lovely people at Royal Scots Club for a festive feast in Edinburgh's Georgian New Town. Expect champagne on arrival, a delicious lunch, wine or soft drinks and readings from three of Scotland's exciting and wide-ranging authors. It's an afternoon you won't forget in a hurry! Featuring journalist Rosemary Goring, historian Trevor Royle and poet Roseanne Watt, three brilliant writers published by Edinburgh-based Birlinn. Tickets are £50.00 per person which includes champagne on…

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