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The Bookworm 10th Anniversary Week

The Bookworm is turning 10 years old! We think a celebration is called for — an eight-day celebration, to be exact, beginning Saturday, September 19, featuring aflea market, game show, book talk, journalism discussion, community get-together, whisky tasting, and keynote addresses, culminating in a partywith live music on Saturday, September 26. Of course there will bedrink deals all week, and keep an eye on this space for chances to win freetickets.

September 19
Noon: Beijing Flea Market; 20+ vendors with handicrafts,food, clothing, books, jewelry, etc (free to browse)

8pm: “China10” Game Show, hosted by Kaiser Kuo: a quiz show pitting three teams againstone another to see who knows China best (50RMB, 40RMB members)

September 20

Noon: Book sale on the roof; titlesbeginning at as low as 5 RMB

8 pm: Bookworm Comedy Night,headlined by Wil Sylvince (former Chappelle’s Show writer, MCof New York’s famous Comedy Cellar) (150 RMB presale, 180 RMB at door)

September 21

7:30 pm: Book talk with James Bradley (Flags of OurFathers, Flyboys, etc); he will be talking about his latestbook,The China Mirage (50RMB, 40RMB Members)

September 22

7 pm: Community Poetry, a showcase ofpoets in Beijing (FREE)

8 pm: Storytelling (theme: China 10) (FREE)

September 23

8 pm: Live recording of the Sinica podcast, hosted by KaiserKuo and David Moser, featuring guests who have lived in China for the pastdecade (50 RMB, 40 RMB members)

September 24

8 pm: China Journalism Panel, with reporters who have 10-plus years of China experience (50 RMB, 40 RMB members)

September 25

7 pm: Whisky tasting (byreservation only: email [email protected] for info)

8 pm: Keynote address: Chinese authors on expression and literature in China (50 RMB, 40 RMB members)

September 26

9 pm: Party! with drinks and live music!

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You can reserve tickets by emailing [email protected] or by calling (10) 6503 2050.