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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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Our Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 25 19:00 From Red China to Red House China

Thursday, April 25 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, April 26 20:00 Comedy Club China Presents: Maple&Josh Tyas!

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News

Neocha: Finding Room for Debate

From Neocha Not just a bookstore, not quite a library, more than a restaurant or bar: what exactly is the Beijing Bookworm? Its motto, “Eat, Drink, Read,” offers a straightforward set of principles, but even a quick stop by this legendary institution makes clear that it’s more than just a place to — in either sense — get lit. The […]

Podcast: Women and Chinese Sci-Fi: NüVoices Live at the Bookworm

By NüVoices Recorded live at the Beijing Bookworm Literary Festival, this week’s episode of the NüVoices podcast features a discussion with two prominent science fiction authors, Tang Fei and Ji Shaoting. The episode was recorded as part of a series of five live SupChina events at this year’s festival. Tang Fei and Ji Shaoting are both titans in […]

Bookworm Festival Pulse: Ginkgo – The Tree That Time Forgot

Inspired by the historic ginkgo that has thrived in London’s Kew Gardens since the 1760s, renowned botanist Peter Crane has explored the history of the ginkgo from its origin, proliferation and spread across the planet, to its decline, near extinction and ultimate resurgence Crane notes, in a presentation of his latest book Ginkgo, at this […]

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Hot New Books

Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot

Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot

Peter Crane

Paris by the Book

Paris by the Book

Liam Callanan

Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order

Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order

Bruno Maçães

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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