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May 2019

A Shining Beacon: Art, Revolt and Comics with James Albon

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
£3.00 - £17.99

At Golden Hare Books, we're delighted to host acclaimed graphic novelist James Albon, author of Her Bark and Her Bite to the bookshop. James will be launching his new graphic novel A SHINING BEACON, which explores the role of the artist in a frighteningly familiar near-future of tyrannical regimes and popular revolt.  "James Albon's delicate and utterly unique artwork is so alive on the page, you can help but be charmed and completely swept up." -- Jeff Lemire, author of Essex…

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June 2019

June Readers’ Salon

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
Free

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! Join us on the first Monday of every month as we chat all things bookish. It’s free to come along and no booking is required – just turn up! Please…

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Small Press Book Group: Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom

Discover new voices from all over the world, published by small, independent and innovative presses. If you’re interested in broadening your reading horizons and picking up books that are published by the growing number of innovative, creative small presses, this group is for you! From fiction in translation to local micro presses, the Small Press Book Group celebrates and explores all that the publishing world has to offer! How it works Reserve a space on the website for the next book group,…

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The Reach of Short Stories: Micaela Maftei & Laura Tansley

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

Golden Hare Books and Vagabond Voices present the two authors of new short story collection The Reach of a Root. This fascinating collection blends two strong voices together into a distinctive whole, and explores the lives, bodies and minds of women. We're joined by authors Micaela Maftei and Laura Tansley to discuss their collaboration process and inspiration in the bookshop in conversation with Heather Parry Power stances in loo cubicles; heartfelt letters from a stranger’s parents; clairvoyant coffee shop customers;…

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Short Story Club: “The Victim” by P.D. James

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
Free

Short Story Club is our low-commitment, high-reward reading group for those who love short stories and want to hear more of them, and for those who are curious about the shorter form of fiction. We gather around with a glass of wine, one of our booksellers introduces then reads the story in its entirety and then we open up to a group discussion. It’s a brilliant way to meet new people and hear new stories, and we like to think…

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The Rapture: Cult, Obsession and Dreams with Claire McGlasson

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
Free

We're delighted to present the Edinburgh launch for the thrilling debut novel by Claire McGlasson, THE RAPTURE, at Golden Hare Books this June. Published by Faber & Faber, The Rapture follows Dilys during her life in a cult, and she begins to question what is real and what is dangerous. Claire will be in conversation in the bookshop - don't miss the chance to meet this exciting new voice in fiction! ‘A remarkable story, remarkably told. Peppered with deft one-liners,…

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JOE COUNTRY: An Evening with Mick Herron and Ian Rankin

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel, Saint Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6SW United Kingdom
£4.00 - £14.99

Yes, you read correctly: we've got Mick Herron and Ian Rankin, two of the world's finest crime writers, in conversation together! Join us at the beautiful St Vincent's Chapel for what's set to be a thrilling discussion about Mick Herron's new novel Joe Country, the sixth in the Jackson Lamb series. Don't miss this chance to see two brilliant writers discuss Joe Country as well as their writing process and how they create characters readers can't get enough of.  "Sublime…

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GOLDEN HARE MASTERCLASSES: Everything You Wanted to Know About Book Deals

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom

An author, an agent and an editor walk into a bookshop - and answer all your questions about getting published!  When do you know your book is ready to send out? What do agents do all day? How do editors pick their titles? Due to popular demand, we're running this informative, interactive workshop again! Join Claire Askew (ALL THE HIDDEN TRUTHS), Louise Lamont (LBA Books) and Genevieve Herr (Scholastic) at Golden Hare Books for some light myth-busting about the publication process, followed by one-to-one…

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HELEN OYEYEMI: Family, Ambition and Gingerbread – with Heather Parry

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St Vincent’s Chapel, Saint Vincent Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6SW United Kingdom
£4.00 - £16.99

Readers, we're so excited about this event with acclaimed novelist Helen Oyeyemi, author of White is for Witching, What is Not Yours is Not Yours and Boy, Snow, Bird. Helen will be in conversation with writer Heather Parry discussing her new novel Gingerbread, an imaginative and vibrant retelling of the Hansel & Gretel story.  Join us at St Vincent's Chapel to hear about Helen Oyeyemi's inspiration, process and imagination for what is set to be a very special event. Don't miss the chance to…

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YA Book Group: Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golden Hare Books, 68 Saint Stephen Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 5AQ United Kingdom
Free

Join our book group celebrating the very best in young adult fiction… 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 are worth celebrating in books. Now you can read some of the best contemporary young adult fiction and come along to a comfortable space where you can discuss it in depth with others – whilst enjoying…

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