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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

Monday, July 25 20:00 NEXTDoc FIlm Festival: Bike and Old Electrical Steel

NEXTDoc Film Festival is initiated by a group of young returnees from U.S. with rich experience of living overseas and being exposed to different cultures. NEXTDoc focuses on projects about cross-cultural stories and is dedicated to bringing documentary films from different cultures to its audience.

Tuesday, July 26 20:30 Word of Mouth

The Bookworm's monthly poetry open mic night. Free verse, rhyming, spoken word: any subject, any theme, there are no limits!

Wednesday, July 27 20:00 NEXTDoc Film Festival

NEXTDoc Film Festival is initiated by a group of young returnees from U.S. with rich experience of living overseas and being exposed to different cultures. NEXTDoc focuses on projects about cross-cultural stories and is dedicated to bringing documentary films from different cultures to its audience.

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News

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 anthony@beijingbookworm.com.)

The Culture Trip recognizes The Bookworm as one of Beijing’s best “hidden bookshops”

The website Culture Trip had some nice things to say about us. Click the above picture for the full story. The Bookworm in Beijing is not just a bookshop, but one of the city’s major cultural hubs. Local and foreign culture lovers that crave to be surrounded by stacks of books while enjoying a cup […]

Announcing: Sazerac Company Whiskey Tasting (4 for 160 RMB!)

The good folks of Sazerac Company, which owns a number of North American Distilleries, are bringing a taste of Kentucky to The Bookworm, Beijing. On Sunday, June 12 at 6 pm on The Bookworm’s rooftop, Arthur Pottenger of DXCEL, which distributes Sazerac products in China, will guide us through a four-whiskey tasting for only 160 RMB. Space is limited, […]

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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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