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April 2019

Waiting for the Last Bus: an evening with Richard Holloway

April 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel, Saint Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6SW United Kingdom
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£3 – £8.99

Richard Holloway and Mark Jonesin conversation Join us at St Vincent's Chapel, a short distance from the Golden Hare, to celebrate the paperback launch of Waiting for the Last Bus, a beautiful memoir and meditation on life and death by one of the UK's most treasured writers. Where do we go when we die? Or is there nowhere to go? Is death something we can do or is it just something that happens to us? “Holloway writes with passion and honesty at all times,…

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Feebleminded: an evening with Ariana Harwicz

April 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
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After the incredible success of her English-language debut Die, My Love, longlisted for the International Man Booker Award in 2018, we are delighted to welcome back Argentinan author Ariana Harwicz on a rare trip to Edinburgh. We're celebrating the release of her next novel translated into English by the wonderful Charco Press and we can't wait!

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May 2019

TIGER: An Evening With Polly Clark

May 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 6HZ United Kingdom

Golden Hare Books is delighted to host the Edinburgh launch for the breathtaking new novel from Polly Clark, the prize-winning author of Larchfield in the beautiful surroundings of The Scottish Gallery on Dundas Street. Set across two continents, Tiger is a sweeping story of survival and redeeming love that plunges the reader into one of the world’s last wildernesses with blistering authenticity. Frieda is a primatologist, sensitive and solitary, until a violent attack shatters her ordered world. In her new role as a…

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THE DOLLMAKER: Author Nina Allan with Kirsty Logan (Feminist Book Fortnight)

May 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AQ United Kingdom

Golden Hare Books is delighted to host the Edinburgh launch for the new novel from Guardian Fresh Voices author Nina Allan, The Dollmaker. Nina will join us at the Golden Hare in conversation with Kirsty Logan, author of The Gloaming. EWA CHAPLIN WASN'T AFRAID TO MAKE DOLLS THAT WEREN'T COMFORTING. SHE SEEMED TO KNOW THAT DOLLS ARE PEOPLE, JUST LIKE US. About the book Stitch by perfect stitch, Andrew Garvie makes exquisite dolls in the finest antique style. Like him, they are…

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All The Hidden Truths: An Evening with Claire Askew

May 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AQ United Kingdom

In August last year we celebrated the launch of our Writer-in-Residence Claire Askew's phenomenal debut novel ALL THE HIDDEN TRUTHS in a sold-out external venue. The paperback of the novel is published this May and we are excited to host an intimate launch at Golden Hare Books, where Claire will be in conversation to discuss her year as a debut novelist and what's next for DI Birch. We may even get a sneak preview of the next book WHAT YOU PAY…

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September 2019

Fireflies and Beyond: an evening with Luis Sagasti and Fionn Petch

September 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AQ United Kingdom

We are delighted to announce a new, very special event in partnership with Edinburgh-based publisher of Latin American literature, Charco Press. On the 20th September, we welcome Argentinian writer Luis Sagasti together with his English language translator Fionn Petch. With Charco, they produced Fireflies, a collection of short fiction as luminous as the title. At this special event, Luis and Fionn will discuss their collaboration on Fireflies and a new novel, forthcoming from Charco Press in March 2020. We hope you can…

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October 2019

THINGS WE SAY IN THE DARK: an evening with Kirsty Logan + special guests

October 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rose Theatre Edinburgh, 204 Rose Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 4AZ United Kingdom
Free

Golden Hare Books is very excited to host the Edinburgh book launch for Kirsty Logan's new collection of short fiction, Things We Say in the Dark.   At the atmospheric Rose Street Theatre in Edinburgh's New Town, we welcome you to a cabaret of queer horror writing headed up by one of Scotland's most exciting and talented writers. A celebration of the darker side of fiction, you won't want to miss this... We'll start with a showcase of writers presented and…

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POETRY: Stewed Rhubarb Presents Pumpkin Season

October 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel: Scottish Episcopal Church, Saint Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6SW United Kingdom
£6.00 - £8.00

Stewed Rhubarb is one of our favourite small poetry presses, and we've got quite the spoken word showcase for you!

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November 2019

STARVE ACRE: An Evening with Andrew Michael Hurley

November 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AQ United Kingdom

This November, we welcome Costa First Novel Award-winning author Andrew Michael Hurley to the Golden Hare, to discuss his new novel Starve Acre, a haunting story about nature, grief and family. Whether you've read Andrew's novels before or you're yet to discover this exciting author, you're in for a treat and we'll make sure this event is a real winter warmer.In conversation with David Bloomfield (Golden Hare Bookseller) Join us in the bookshop for an atmospheric autumnal evening by the wood-burning stove…

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SARONG PARTY GIRLS: An Evening with Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

November 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 St Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City EH3 5AQ United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome author Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan to Golden Hare to discuss her debut novel Sarong Party Girls, an irreverent and poignant tale of wealth, women and the world set among the Singapore elite. Join us in the bookshop to hear Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan discuss her novel Sarong Party Girls, published by Allen and Unwin. Cheryl will be in conversation with journalist and author Magnus Linklater. There will be an audience Q&A and books will be available on sale to be…

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