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Standup Kung Fu Komedy Show

April 26th, Saturday at 8pm, Bookworm will host the second kick of Kung Fu Komedy show this season. Standup comedian – Andy Curtain, special guest – Chris Baker. Lots of fun guaranteed! Tickets: 100RMB in advance, 125RMB at the door (price includes popcorn & a beer) Andy Curtain (resource: http://www.kungfukomedy.com/comedians/andy/) Born in Melbourne, Andy moved to […]

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Screening with Zhong Chen

Film Title: Ma Xiaobing’s Summer (马小兵的夏天) Length: 72 minutes Ma Xiaobing seeks to move his mother’s tomb to his father’s burial site so that they can re-unite in the Other World. But the Chinese urbanization makes this no easy task. In a city of constant change,  Xiaobing’s attempt to grasp on to something of meaningful permanence. Main […]

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On The Noodle Road
 – A book talk with Jen Lin-Liu

  On The Noodle Road
 – A book talk with Jen Lin-Liu Thursday, September 12, 7.30 pm Admission Free A food writer travels the Silk Road, immersing herself in a moveable feast of foods and cultures and discovering some surprising truths about commitment, independence, and love.
 Feasting her way through an Italian honeymoon, Jen Lin-Liu was […]

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Q and A with Vicky Mohieddeen, Curator of EUFF Shorts

The Bookworm will be hosting three days of short films as part of the EUFF. Showings are free to attend and there will be specials on food and drinks. The films will be shown in the original language with English and Chinese subtitle. Check here for the full schedule! Below, read our interview with Vicky […]

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EU Film Festival Shorts Full Schedule

The Bookworm will be hosting three days of short films as part of the EUFF. Showings are free to attend and there will be specials on food and drinks. The films will be shown in the original language with English and Chinese subtitle. About EUFF Shorts: A dynamic selection of short films from cutting-edge European […]

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Thanksgiving at The Bookworm

Join The Bookworm November 23, 24 and 25 for a special Thanksgiving dinner. All the classics served family style. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and and The Bookworm family would like to invite you and your family to join us. Menu items will include the traditional spread: Turkey, port wine, maple-honey glazed baked ham, […]

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The Poetry Project – Photo Gallery

Here are some snaps from The Poetry Project events: show at 2Kolegas with Residence A, Interschool Slam and workshop with 二中students.

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The Poetry Project at The Bookworm Beijing

The Bookworm’s Poetry Project is a celebration of the art of contemporary spoken word. From school workshops and an inter-school battle, to public performances at The Bookworm and genre-defying showcases at venues around Beijing, The Poetry Project is a two-week immersion into performance poetry for all ages. The Poets Bodhan Piasecki Bodhan Piasecki is a poet from Poland […]

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Ian Johnson on Yu Hua and Chinese Literaure

In the October issue of the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson (Wild Grass, Chinese Characters) profiles fellow Bookworm Literary Festival participant Yu Hua (Brothers, To Live, China in Ten Words). After spending some time with the author in Yu’s hometown Hangzhou, Johnson muses that “[Yu’s] bawdy books might not be purely fictional; their […]

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Mo Yan Wins 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature

And the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature is… Mo Yan! The BLF 2009 alum Mo Yan, author of Red Sorghum and Big Breasts and Wide Hips, beat out early favorite Haruki Murakami to take home the field’s top honor. Announcing the decision, The Nobel Committee cited Mo’s use of “hallucinatory realism” to merge “folk tales, history and the contemporary.” Peter Englund, head […]

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