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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Khaled Hosseini's tour for AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED announced exclusively by Entertainment Weekly!


Khaled Hosseini, the best-selling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, is going on a massive five-week, 40-event book tour befitting a rock star to promote his upcoming novel, And The Mountains Echoed, going on sale May 21st, 2013. To see the whole tour, click here.
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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Dina Nayeri, author of A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea, is reading in New York City!

Please join us at two amazing readings for Dina Nayeri, author of a Teaspoon of Earth and Sea, in New York City. 


February 19 at 7pm – New York, NY

Behind the Book Reading Series with Karen Russell and Stuart Nadler


85 East 4th Street, NYC 10003


February 20 at 7pm – Brooklyn, NY

In Conversation with Julia Fierro (co-sponsored by Sackett Street Writers Workshop)


163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Junot Diaz and Claire Vaye Watkins finalists for 2012 The Story Prize!

Congrats to Junot Diaz and Claire Vaye Watkins! Riverhead Books is thrilled that their books -- This Is How You Lose Her and Battleborn -- are two out of the three finalists for The Story Prize this year. To learn more about the prize, click here.
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Monday, January 07, 2013

The Millions names three Riverhead books to its most anticipated books of 2013 list!

Mohsin Hamid's How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Meg Wolitzer's The Interestings, Ramona Ausubel's A Guide to Being Born, are all on The Millions' Most Anticipated Books of 2013 Preview list. See the full list here.
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The New York Times profiles The Mayor's Tongue author, Nathaniel Rich

Nathaniel Rich is profiled in the New York Times alongside his brother and fellow author, Simon Rich. Check out The Mayor's Tongue by Nathaniel Rich! And read the full length profile here.
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Monday, December 17, 2012

Steven Amsterdam on the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award longlist!

Congratulations to Steven Amsterdam, whose debut novel WHAT THE FAMILY NEEDED has been longlisted for the prestigious IMPAC Dublin Award! You can read more about the award here.

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Riverhead Book's Washington Post Best Books of 2012!

Congrats to Laura Moriarty's The Chaperone, Hanna Rosin's The End of Men, Ivan Doig's The Bartender's Tale and Wenguang Huang's The Little Red Guard! All of them are on the Washington Post's Best Books of 2012 list! See the full list here.
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Riverhead Book's New York Times Notable Books!

Congrats to Junot Diaz and This Is How You Lose her and Shalom Auslander and Hope: A Tragedy: A Novel! Both are on the New York Times Notable Book list for 2012! See the full list here.
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Slate names This Is How You Lose Her, The Man Without a Face, and The Entertainer as Best Books of 2012

Praising Junot Diaz's This Is How You Lose Her as "heartbreaking" and "funny," Masha Gessen's The Man Without a Face as "fascinating, illuminating, and above all brave," and Margaret Talbot's The Entertainer as "warm, funny, and rigorous," Slate has chosen three Riverhead books as among their Best Books of 2012.
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Thursday, November 08, 2012

Lost at Sea by Jon Ronson and A Man of Misconceptions by John Glassie are featured as The Daily Beast’s Hot Reads

To check out the full list, click here!

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