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The Bookworm Beijing

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

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The Bookworm is organizing the 2nd EU-China International Literary Festival. European and Chinese writers will gather to showcase their combined wealth of literary talents, discuss their craft, and share ideas and experiences.

 

 

Our Upcoming Events

Friday, August 24 19:30 Beneath the Olive and the Ash

Saturday, August 25 19:30 Creation and Inspiration: the Talk between Chinese and Hungarian Illustrators

Sunday, October 21 20:00 Comedy Night:Sean Patton

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News

Beijing’s local talent!

The literary scene in Beijing is excitingly diverse and continues to develop and thrive. Building on a literary history going back thousands of years, a community of foreign and local authors is continuing to flourish on China’s literary scene. These authors have based their respective works on different social and historical aspects of China; some […]

Watch: US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith at The Bookworm

In case you missed our poetry event last month headlined by the current U.S. poet laureate, Tracy K. Smith, here’s a video from that night’s proceedings. (Excuse us for the camera placement at the start, we got it fixed very quickly!) Here’s a rundown of the poems that were read, with timestamps corresponding to the above […]

Notification: Tracy K. Smith Reading This Thursday at Beijing Union University, with Xi Chuan and Ouyang Jianghe

If you missed Monday night’s event at The Bookworm — it was a good one, with a packed house; we’ll post pictures and videos shortly (UPDATE: here) — there’s another chance to catch US poet laureate Tracy K. Smith in Beijing. She’s reading with nine others this Thursday at 9:40 am at Beijing Union University […]

US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith is Coming to Beijing Bookworm

UPDATE: We’ve posted the full video from the event here. Attention, poetry lovers: there’s a true can’t-miss event coming up on Monday, October 9 at 7:30 pm, when the current poet laureate of the United States, Tracy K. Smith, comes to The Bookworm in Beijing to give a reading. This will be the first time a […]

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Hot New Books

Lotus

Lotus

Zhang Lijia

Death’s End

Death’s End

Liu Cixin

A Hero Born: Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 1

A Hero Born: Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 1

Jin Yong

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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