A boutique selection of new and classic books, with a focus on beautifully designed and illustrated editions. You’ll find a good mix of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, graphic novels and a magical little children’s section at the back, accompanied by a gallery space with an ever-changing exhibition programme and a smattering of storytelling and poetry events.
Edinburgh's finest purveyors of extraordinary books since 2012.
Located on St Stephen Street in Stockbridge, Golden Hare Books is an independent bookshop dedicated not just to the love of reading, but also to the book as beautiful, life-enriching object of desire in its own right.
Our hand-picked selection reflects the finest voices in international literary fiction and poetry; the most stimulating and provocative non-fiction of all kinds; the most inventive and original in contemporary art and design; and a children's department that will enchant and enrapture youngsters and adults alike.
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Events at this venue
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Fate: An Evening With Jorge Consiglio
We’re delighted to announce this exclusive event, launching FATE by Jorge Consiglio ahead of official publication date! If you’ve read any of the books in Charco’s list, you already know that you’re in for a treat and there’s not a dud on the list. Charco works tirelessly to bring the best contemporary Latin American…
Wed 12 Feb
£3.69 Early bird; £5.82; £11.13 Ticket + book / 0131 225 7755
In the Loop: Celebrating Loop by Brenda Lozano with Charco Press
Since Edinburgh-based, award-winning publisher of Latin American literature Charco Press first launched, the press and independent bookshop Golden Hare Books have created a close friendship based on a love of books, reading and translation. How better to celebrate Book Week Scotland than with a Scottish publisher doing…
Sun 11 Oct
Free / 0131 629 1396
Part of Book Week Scotland.
Booking is essential.
- 18:30 – 19:30
Square Haunting: An Evening With Francesca Wade
We're leaving Edinburgh (metaphorically) for London in this incredible bookish event with Francesca Wade, author of Square Haunting, a fascinating deep dive into five women associated with the legendary Bloomsbury Circle. If you've ever gasped over a Dorothy L. Sayers' mystery or clasped A Room of One's Own close to…
Mon 16 Mar
£3.69 Early bird ticket; £5.82; £21.79 Ticket + Book / 0131 225 7755