The Bookworm Beijing
A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with locations in three cities – Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu.
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We’re open 9 am to midnight every day (until 1 am on weekends)
Featured Event: Comedy Central’s Ruben Paul headlines Bookworm Comedy Night on Sunday, February 28th at 8 pm. Get your tickets here
Our Upcoming Events
Tuesday, February 16 19:30 Green Drinks
Join Beijing's green community for informal drinks at their monthly meet-and-greet for those interested in environmental, social and development issues in China.
Wednesday, February 17 19:30 The Bookworm Book Club: A Perfect Crime, by 2016 Bookworm Literary Festival author A Yi
A Yi is a confirmed author for 2016 Bookworm Literary Festival. Reed his book now and meet the author when he comes to Beijing this March.
Thursday, February 18 19:30 China and the Vatican’s New Global Strategy - Talk with Francesco Sisci
Join Francesco Sisci, who recently interviewed the Pope, as he discusses the Vatican’s foreign policy, its attitude towards China and its bigger role in international politics.
During the period of Chinese New Year Holidays (February 8th – 12th) we are open from 11.00 am to 9.00 pm. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
We just got our first shipment of books by Bookworm Literary Festival authors, and by goodness we shouldn’t be this excited. Check out all these goodies:
The Bookworm Literary Festival (BLF) is one of the largest bilingual cultural events in China and among the most prestigious literary festivals in the world. Can you believe we’re celebrating our 10th anniversary — an entire decade! — this March?
Hot New Books
China and The West
The Empire of The Sun
The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
About The Bookworm
The Bookworm is a bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with locations in three cities - Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu.
The Bookworm is forever expanding its book offering - at the last count, we were able to boast 16,112 titles on our library shelves. Our bookshop offers a wide range of sometimes surprising tomes, and our talks continue to beguile our audiences. Find more details about us, including how to contact us, here.