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The Bookworm Beijing

A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with four locations in three cities – Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu.
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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)

Our Upcoming Events

Friday, May 29 19:30 Friday Movie Night on The Roof

This week we are starting a new theme for our Friday film screenings: adaptions of books. This Friday our choice is "The Lives Of Others"

Saturday, May 30 09:30 Heyrobics Outdoor Rooftop Morning Session

HEYROBICS Outdoor rooftop MORNING SESSIONS are starting up May 1st! That means every Saturday you guys can join us at 9:30am to kick off your day!

Sunday, May 31 10:00 Kids and Family Improv Theatre Workshop

Two kids events in one day! Join us for Kids Improv Workshop at 10am on Sunday, March 31 and stay for Storytelling at 11am! One ticket will get you in to both events. For children ages 4 and up.

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Join Us for Scotch & Stories This Wednesday [UPDATE]

Are you ready for a lot of scotch? On Wednesday, the Beijing-based writers colony the Anthill is hosting a writers night featuring six stories paired with six whiskies — five of which you see in the picture above (also pictured is Helen, co-owner of the whisky shop Ai Whisky, which is sponsoring the event). A few […]

Presenting: Scotch & Stories

Join us on Wednesday, May 27 for an evening of scotch and storytelling from the writers colony the Anthill, with six whiskies in your hand and six writers on stage. Each story – a mix of confessions, fiction and poetry – will be matched to a single malt whisky, all for the low price of 150RMB (space […]

Friday Movie Night, May 15: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Join us tonight for a screening of Wes Anderson’s brilliant dark comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel, which won four Oscars and the Golden Globe for Best Comedy/Musical. As Philippa Hawker writes in the Sydney Morning Herald: It is beautifully designed, visually ravishing and symmetrical to the nth degree. And it is full of frantic chaos, with a […]

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Hot New Books

The Rise of The New East

The Rise of The New East

Ben Simpfendorfer

Hard Choices

Hard Choices

Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Swallows of Kabul

The Swallows of Kabul

Yasmina Khadra

About The Bookworm

About The Bookworm

The Bookworm is a bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with five 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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