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Welcome to
The Bookworm Beijing

A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with locations in three cities – Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu. Learn more >

Follow us on Twitter @BeijingBookworm and Facebook. We are also on WeChat @BeijingBookworm

We’re open 9 am to midnight every day (until 1 am on weekends)

Thank you to all who helped make the 10th Bookworm Literary Festival a success! Keep an eye on our blog for pictures and videos.

Our Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 18 19:30 In Beijing: A Dream of Home, Community and City

Japanese architect Shuhei Aoyama is bringing three design projects to share his thinking and practical attempts to build a real HOME and an active COMMUNITY in a CITY such as Beijing.

Tuesday, May 24 19:30 New Visual Geographies and experimental practices in art from the Caribbean (Talk and Video Presentation)

An Introduction to Multimedia artist David Gumbs's experimental video

Tuesday, May 24 20:30 Word of Mouth

The Bookworm's monthly poetry open mic night. Free verse, rhyming, spoken word: any subject, any theme, there are no limits!

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News

The Beijing Flea Market returns tomorrow to The Bookworm

MAY 14 from 11 am to 5 pm – FREE 5月14号早11点到晚5点 The Bookworm rooftop turns into a treasure trove once again with more than 30 independent labels, handmade goods, vintage, craft foods and drink specials. Come and post a photo on WeChat of your favorite vendor in the first hour of the event and get a free drink […]

The Bookworm’s New Food Menu

Did you hear? The Bookworm has an exciting new food menu, featuring delectable new items as sauteed garlic shrimp, smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel, Sichuan-style Cobb salad, cheese platter, and more. 

The Secret Garden is Now Open

The Bookworm’s “Secret Garden” rooftop is back! Come along and read or chat a little and enjoy a bite or a cold Slowboat draft beer. Speaking of — here’s a special spring promotion: buy any two Slowboat drafts, get one free!

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Hot New Books

China and The West

China and The West

Fokke Obemma

The Empire of The Sun

The Empire of The Sun

J.G.Ballard

The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley

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.


Food & Beverage

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