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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

Thursday, September 29 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, September 30 19:30 幽默小区脱口秀俱乐部·拿大顶专场演出

这次是幽默小区脱口秀俱乐部的一次特殊演出,即国内顶尖的默剧团拿大顶的专场演出, 拿大顶将把数年积累的精彩绝伦的默剧桥段加上部分即兴互动演出奉献给观众,当然我们还挑选了几位国内最棒的中文脱口秀演员作为开场嘉宾。

Sunday, October 2 11:00 Storytelling for Kids with Julia Jarman

Join us for a fun storytelling session for kids of all ages with the visiting Award Winning Children's author Julia Jarman!

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Discounted Tickets for Students for The Bookworm Comedy Night

Dear Students! To celebrate the upcoming Golden Week Holiday, we would like to offer you discounted tickets for The Bookworm Comedy Night. This offer is limited so don’t delay! Click here to buy your discounted tickets. Don’t forget to bring your student ID to prove you really deserve this discount Or email to reserve […]

2016 Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for The 2016 Man Booker Prize has been announced! This year’s list consists of six titles that have been chosen from the thirteen titles appearing in the longlist. Here is the shortlist:   Paul Beatty –The Sellout Deborah Levy –Hot Milk Graeme Macrae Burnet –His Bloody Project Ottessa Moshfegh –Eileen David Szalay –All […]

Whiskey Tasting at The Bookworm: A Q-and-A with Arthur Pottenger

We’ve done gin, we’ve done Oregonian whiskey, we’ve done scotch, and now, on Sunday, June 12 at 6 pm, The Bookworm will do bourbon: come taste Benchmark, Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, and 1792 Ridgemont Reserve for the low price of 160 RMB. (Space is limited, so reservation is required via

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Hot New Books

The Bonesetter’s Daughter

The Bonesetter’s Daughter

Amy Tan

A Billion Voices

A Billion Voices

David Moser



Mo Yan

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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