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

Thursday, April 26 19:30 Wine Tasting – Wines of the World

Join us for a special tasting to try different wines from everywhere around the world and maybe find your new favorite wine!

Sunday, April 29 11:00 Story Time with Hannah

Come along for our Sunday sessions of reading, games, music and activities for little readers.

Monday, April 30 20:00 The Bookworm Pub Quiz

5rmb Flex your neurological muscles every Monday at The Bookworm pub quiz, an evening of terrific trivia hosted by Tom Champagne.

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A Yi, Mo Yan and more in Granta

In celebration of China Week, (China is the market focus at the London Book Fair this week), Granta is publishing a short stories, excerpts and podcasts from Chinese writers, including BLF 2011 author A Yi‘s Petty Thief (trans. Alice Xin Liu) about a thief with a secret power and a poem from Wang Yin, Flying […]

Orange Prize shortlist announced

The Orange Prize shortlist was announced today. This is the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman. The finalists are: Esi Edugyan Half Blood Blues Anne Enright The Forgotten Georgina Harding Painter of Silence Madeline Miller The Song of Achilles Cynthia Ozick Foreign Bodies Ann Patchett State of Wonder The winner will […]

Paul French’s Midnight in Peking coming to TV

Paul French‘s brilliant Midnight in Peking will be adapted to the small screen. Midnight in Peking follows the murder and investigation of British-citizen Pamela Werner in 1037 in Beijing. Kudos Television of London will be developing the book for television. Let the casting speculation begin!

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Hot New Books


A.S. Byatt

The Reinvention of Love

Helen Humphries

Jamie’s Great Britain

Jamie Oliver

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, and how to contact us, here.

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BLF 2012 Moleskine Notebooks

BLF 2012 Moleskine Notebooks

It’s not too late to get your very own BLF 2012 Moleskine notebook. Available now at The Bookworm.