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Beijing’s local talent!

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 […]

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Quilling Cards Valentine’s Day Workshop

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 […]

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Meet the Author: Lijia Zhang

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 […]

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Meet The Author: Rob Schmitz

We are honored to have Rob Schmitz, NPR Correspondent for Shanghai, come to speak at The Bookworm on December 7th. Get a preview of the talk by reading an interview with Rob, conducted by our bookshop manager Olivia, and buy your copy of his book Street of Eternal Happiness at our bookshop today! BW: Tell us a little bit […]

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Meet The Author: Nancy Pellegrini

BW: For those of us who will be meeting you for the first time at this book talk, could you briefly introduce yourself? What first brought you to China and what do you do here? NP: My name is Nancy Pellegrini; I came to China from New York in 2000. I had done some cultural […]

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Meet the Author: Zhang Mei

BW: You’ve had a very varied career so far. What made you decide that it was time to write a book? What was your inspiration? ZM: The truth is, I have always wanted to write a book, particularly about Yunnan, a region that I am lucky to have known most of my life.  Started in […]

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Schedule for Mini North Korean Film Festival

The Bookworm and Koryo Tours present a mini North Korean Film Festival. Over two weeks, five movies featuring elements of travel, DPRK propaganda as well as a story with Dennis Rodman will be shown at The Bookworm. After the movies we will have Q-and-A sessions with a representative from Koryo Tours to discuss the subject […]

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Paul Beatty wins 2016 Man Booker Prize

The Sellout is a satire on race, set in contemporary America. The protagonist, Bonbon, is an African-American from Dickens, a town that has been removed from the map to save California from embarrassment. Bonbon is being tried in the Supreme Court for attempting to reinstate slavery and segregation in the local high school as means […]

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Meet the author: Bill Porter

We are excited to meet Bill Porter who will speak at The Bookworm on October 28th about his recently published book Finding Them Gone. “There are very few westerners who could successfully cover so much territory in China, but Porter pulls it off. Finding Them Gone uniquely draws upon his parallel careers as a translator and […]

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Winner of 2016 Nobel Literature Prize

Bob Dylan is the winner of 2016 Nobel Literature Prize!   With a musical career spanning over six decades, Dylan’s mellifluous voice is familiar to every musical aficionado. However, trough this prestigious award, he is not awarded for his musical talents, but rather for the strong poetic lyrics he has written. According to The Swedish […]

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