The Bookworm Beijing
A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with locations in three cities – Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu. Learn more >
We’re open 9 am to midnight every day (until 1 am on weekends)
Our Upcoming Events
Friday, October 28 19:30 Finding Them Gone: Visiting China's Poets of the Past - Book Talk with Bill Porter
"There are very few westerners who could successfully cover so much territory in China, but Porter pulls it off. Finding Them Gone uniquely draws upon his parallel careers as a translator and a travel writer in ways that his previous books have not. A lifetime devoted to understanding Chinese culture and spirituality blossoms within its pages to create something truly rare."—The Los Angeles Book Review
Friday, October 28 21:00 Blues and Folk with Peter Murchison and Ira "Doc Ra" Packman
In this special show, Peter Murchison is joined by his guitar mentor Ira "Doc Ra" Packman from the USA.
Saturday, October 29 10:00 Kids' Halloween Event
Join The Bookworm for a spooky Halloween children’s event for 4-12 year olds, including music, stories and Halloween themed food!
We are excited to meet Bill Porter who will speak at The Bookworm on October 28th about his recently published book Finding Them Gone. “There are very few westerners who could successfully cover so much territory in China, but Porter pulls it off. Finding Them Gone uniquely draws upon his parallel careers as a translator and […]
Bob Dylan is the winner of 2016 Nobel Literature Prize! With a musical career spanning over six decades, Dylan’s mellifluous voice is familiar to every musical aficionado. However, trough this prestigious award, he is not awarded for his musical talents, but rather for the strong poetic lyrics he has written. According to The Swedish […]
The Bookworm spoke with Sam Ferrer, the author of The Last Gods of Indochine and a professional double bassist, member of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, about his recently published novel and his life as a writer. Sam will speak at The Bookworm on October 27th. The BW: We know that as a musician, you are used to […]
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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.