The Bookworm Beijing
A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with locations in three cities – Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu. Learn more >
We’re open 9 am to midnight every day (until 1 am on weekends)
Our Upcoming Events
Saturday, January 21 10:30 Kids' Storytelling: Stories from around the World
Kids’ storytelling and craft is back with our new series ‘Stories from around the World’.
Tuesday, February 21 19:30 China and Trumponomics: Navigating the New Abnormal, with James McGregor
Presented by the Royal Asiatic Society Beijing and The Bookworm
Thursday, February 23 19:30 LA Time's Jonathan Kaiman on the China-Africa relationship
In Cooperation with the Foreign Correspondents Club of China
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 […]
Come along to a special Valentine’s Day workshop and learn the art of quilling and create beautiful Valentine’s Day cards! Quilling is the art of rolled, shaped, and glued paper that results in creating a unified, decorative design. The art of quilling has been around for centuries, with a remarkably varied historical background spanning across […]
Beijing-based author, Lijia Zhang has a forthcoming book, Lotus, which if you, like us, have read her autobiography Socialism Is Great! should be aniticipating with great excitement. Her first book tells the story of her tumultuous journey from disillusioned factory worker to organizer in support of the Tiananmen Square demonstrators, to eventually becoming a writer and a journalist. Her […]
Hot New Books
My First Trip to China
Japan From the Source
Xi Jinping: Red China, the Next Generation
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.