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The Bookworm Suzhou

A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, as well as one of the most influential cultural centers in the great city of Suzhou.
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Our Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 30 20:30 Open Mic Night

The oldest running and most influential Open Mic in Suzhou. Come just to listen or to try your luck at the mic! Click for more info.

Thursday, July 3 12:00 Bookworm Literary Festival 2014

The 2014 Bookworm Literary Festival is here!!

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The Bookworm Literary Festival 2014 Suzhou

The 2014 Bookworm Literary Festival is here!! We’ve been slow in Suzhou/ Putting ducks in a row/ But our website is fine’ly complete! So to get in the know/ Click the link just below/ And prepare for a wonderful treat! (Just in case you don’t know, the Bookworm Literary Festival is the biggest event […]

Bookworm Christmas Dinner

  Christmas is in the air, the trees are up and decorated, the songs are playing, and many of us are away from our homes and/or families; it’s about time to get together and have a proper Christmas Feast with your local Bookworm Second Family! We have finally settled down on our menu (kindly separated […]

The BaoBei Foundation Charity Bazaar

Congratulations to The BaoBei Foundation on a successful Charity Bazaar. The Bookworm family is proud to take part of the numerous vendors and musicians who lent a hand at the October 27th event. The event, which benefits Chinese orpahns, raised more than 30,000rmb.  

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Books on China

Midnight in Peking

Midnight in Peking

Paul French

Country Driving

Country Driving

Peter Hessler

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.

The Edgy Veggie Burger

This summer we're grilling up a selection of yummy homemade veggie burgers!

Food & Beverage

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