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Early Bird Tickets go on sale Friday, January 25th. General public tickets go on sale Friday, February 1st. Tickets are available only at The Bookworm.
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Style vs Content Keynote address given by Sophie Cooke First presented at The Bookworm International Literary Festival, Beijing Sophie Cooke Keynote text: “Style versus Content, or: The Tao of Writing” Ali Smith, in her wonderful speech on this topic of style versus content, proposed that we shouldn’t try to separate style from content. That the [...]Full Story
Unfortunately, due to illness, Mr. Haghenbeck is unable to make his event, The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo - F.G. Haghenbeck. Refunds can be claimed at the bookshop. Also, Wang Xiaofang’s second Civil Servant’s Notebook event with the FCCC this evening has unfortunately been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. Apologies to all who registered.Full Story
Is happiness a right or a reward? Modern society is bent on acquiring more money and possessions, but why don’t these things make us happy? Was Seneca on the right track by saying happiness is optional and a choice? Or is it merely a matter of dopamine? With modern science, we can tweak our brain [...]Full Story
Yesterday, Barbara Demick (Los Angeles Times) and Tomasz Sajewicz (Polish Radio) discuss the ins and outs of committing journalism in China with Ed Wong (The New York Times). Photos c/o our wonderful volunteer Chelin Miller.Full Story
The Beijing Stories shorter-than-short fiction contest is now closed. The winners will be announced in the near future but while we await the result, The Beijinger has gathered all of the entries here for your enjoyment. Thanks to everyone who submitted a story. Happy Reading! @IesGlobal He landed, felt stranded, but found his way, the [...]Full Story