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
Friday, November 28 19:30 From Daoist humour to Confucian history - the adventures of a translator of Chinese Classics.
Martin Palmer is the translator of many Chinese classics from the Dao De Jing, through the Chinese Almanac and collections of folk legends to Confucian Classics such as the Yi Jing.
Sunday, November 30 11:00 Sunday Story Time
Come along for our Sunday sessions of reading, games, music and activities for little readers.
Sunday, November 30 19:30 Story-telling Night
Want to share your life experience or listen to the amazing lives of others?
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 […]
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 […]
Hot New Books
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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.