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The Bookworm Beijing

A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with four locations in three cities – Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu
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Our Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 22 19:30 The New Chinese Traveler – Book talk with Gary Bowerman

Going beyond the scenes of the Chinese travel revolution, this book explains the emerging trends and developments of Chinese outbound travel, alongside the motivations, desires and expectations of Chinese leisure and business travelers.

Thursday, October 23 19:30 China & The Supernatural: Polytheism, Cheap Revenge & Publicity Stunts

From hungry ghosts to bouncing zombies and suicidal sirens to tree ghost torturing, China boasts a rich array of supernatural folklore and mythology.

Sunday, October 26 11:00 Sunday Story Time

Come along for our Sunday sessions of reading, games, music and activities for little readers.

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News

Slowboat: Now in bottles!

Congrats to Alice Munro! Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Alice Munro, often called the Chekov of our times, a true master of the short story. Her stories are complex, moving and insightful – a reminder of the dramas embedded in the lives of everyday people. Congrats! Here, a trio of links to celebrate. Munro revisits her childhood and her mother’s illness. When my mother was […]

New coffee specials!

Coffee’s pretty great. Now it’s about to get better. The Bookworm has a whole bunch of new French presses and a variety of new coffee blends to brew them to perfection in. We are glad to start with a very special coffee selection for this month: -          Ethiopian Yergacheffee, a smooth and very rich coffee, full of flowery aromas […]

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Hot New Books

Lucky Peach, Issue 9

Lucky Peach, Issue 9

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

Jeff Kinney

Runaway

Runaway

Alice Munro

About The Bookworm

About The Bookworm

The Bookworm is a bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with five 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, and how to contact us, here.


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Second Hand Book Sale

Second Hand Book Sale

The Bookworm Second Hand Book Sale. Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20. 10am-4pm. Also, we are looking for some fabulous book lovers to help out during the book sale. Each volunteer gets to pick out 10 books to take home! Please email vivian@beijingbookworm.com to sign up