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It is with heavy hearts that we are forced to announce the impending closure of The Bookworm Beijing after 14 wonderful years.

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Important Announcement / 重要通知

It is with heavy hearts that we are forced to announce the impending closure of The Bookworm Beijing after 14 wonderful years in Courtyard No. 4 off SouthSanlitun Road. Despite our best efforts, we appear to have fallen prey to the ongoing cleanup of “illegal structures”, and we have not been able to secure an […]

The Bookworm wins That’s Beijing 2019 Lifestyle Award “Cultural Center of the Year”

The fifth annual That’s Beijing Lifestyle Awards took place on Wednesday, July 17 at the ultra-modern Unico gastrolounge in Sanlitun. That’s Beijing editors handed out over 30 awards in categories ranging from health to nightlife to style. It was an unforgettable evening filled with good food, free-flow drinks and great company. Cultural Center of the Year: The Bookworm (Readers’ Choice)  Thank you for all of  your […]

Neocha: Finding Room for Debate

From Neocha Not just a bookstore, not quite a library, more than a restaurant or bar: what exactly is the Beijing Bookworm? Its motto, “Eat, Drink, Read,” offers a straightforward set of principles, but even a quick stop by this legendary institution makes clear that it’s more than just a place to — in either sense — get lit. The […]

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About The Bookworm

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.


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