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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

Wednesday, May 4 17:00 New Menu Launch at The Bookworm!

On Wednesday, May 4 from 5:00pm to 10 pm, all dishes come with a free glass of wine.

Thursday, May 5 20:00 The Bookworm's Weekly SciFi Book Club

Join The Bookworm's weekly SciFi Book Club to talk about your favorite science fiction short stories! Each meeting we choose a short story to read and discuss.

Friday, May 6 20:00 Young Astronaut Acoustic Show

All of the way from London, England, Young Astronaut’s Chris Boakes will be playing an intimate acoustic show at The Bookworm, Beijing on May 6th.

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News

Meet an Author: Valeria Luiselli, Mexico’s rising literary star

Valeria Luiselli is the author of the internationally acclaimed novel Faces in the Crowd (2012), which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for first fiction, and The Story of My Teeth (2015), and the collection of essays Sidewalks (2014). She is a rising literay star whose work has appeared in publications including the New […]

Meet an Author: Hyeonseo Lee, North Korea defector

Hyeonseo Lee is a North Korean defector living in Seoul. Her memoir, The Girl With Seven Names, has been published in more than 20 countries “I’m telling them about the girl who grew up believing her nation to be the greatest on earth, and who witnessed her first public execution at the age of seven,” […]

Hyeonseo Lee Will Give an Encore Talk this Sunday

We knew Hyeonseo Lee’s solo talk was going to be a hot ticket, but we didn’t quite expect it to sell out within two weeks. In the weeks since, the wait list has steadily expanded, to the point where we had to do this: give her a second solo. So this Sunday, March 27 at 6 pm, Hyeonseo […]

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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.


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