Latest Riverhead Books Stories

2011-03-03 11:46:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Ann Dunham, President Obama's mother, is the subject of a deeply reported and researched biography, A Singular Woman, by award-winning, New York Times reporter Janny Scott, which is scheduled for release on May 3, 2011 by Riverhead Books.

2010-11-10 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Godoff, President and Publisher of The Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), today announced the acquisition of Sapphire's The Kid, the second novel by the bestselling author of Push.

2008-09-22 12:00:00

By David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer One remarkable fact of the critical success of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" is that it won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. More remarkably, it is a debut novel. Junot Daz's debut novel. "The prize, of course, you're kind of floored by it.

2006-02-23 17:53:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. author James Frey, who admitted last month he made up much of his best-selling memoir "A Million Little Pieces," has been dropped by his publisher, Riverhead Books, Frey's representative said on Thursday.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.