Riverhead Books is a division of Penguin Group (USA). Penguin Group is the second largest trade book Publisher in the world behind Random House.
Notable books and major bestsellers published by Riverhead include Journals by Kurt Cobain; The Art of Happiness by His Holiness the Dalai Lama; The Color of Water by James McBride; Native Speaker, A Gesture Life, and Aloft by Chang-rae Lee; Fever Pitch, High Fidelity, About a Boy, How To Be Good, Songbook, and A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby; The Beach by Alex Garland; Tipping the Velvet, Fingersmith, and The Night Watch by Sarah Waters; Drown by Junot Diaz; CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Pastoralia, The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, and In Persuasion Nation by George Saunders; The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini; Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human by Harold Bloom; The Wu-Tang Manual by the RZA; Everything Bad is Good for You and The Ghost Map by Steven Berlin Johnson; My Friend Leonard by James Frey; A Whole New Mind by Daniel H. Pink; Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings by Tyler Perry; The Last Summer (of You and Me) by Ann Brashares; Me of Little Faith by Lewis Black; and Rise of the Ogre by The ficional band Gorillaz. Kurt Cobain's Journals is a collection of writings and drawings done by Kurt Cobain, lead singer and guitarist of the Grunge band Nirvana, from Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20 1967 – c April 5 1994 was an American musician who served as lead singer, Guitarist, and songwriter for the Seattle The Dalai Lama is the spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people according to Tibetan Buddhism. The Color of Water A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother is the autobiography of James McBride; it is also a memoir for his mother James McBride (born 1957 is an American writer and Musician whose compositions have been recorded by a variety of other musicians Chang-Rae Lee (born July 29, 1965) is a first-generation Korean American Novelist. Fever Pitch (sometimes titled in the United States as Fever Pitch A Fan's Life) is the title of a 1992 Autobiographical book by High Fidelity is a 1995 British Novel by Nick Hornby. It was adapted into a 2000 film directed by Stephen Frears This article is about the novel For the film see About a Boy (film; for the film's soundtrack album by Badly Drawn Boy see About a Boy (soundtrack. A song book is a Book containing Lyrics and notes for Songs Song books may be simple Composition books or spiral-bound Notebooks. A Long Way Down is a novel written by British author Nick Hornby, published in 2005. Nick Hornby (born 17 April 1957 in Redhill Surrey, England is an English Novelist and Essayist. The Beach (1996 is a Novel by Alex Garland about backpackers in Thailand. Alex Garland (born 1970 is a British Novelist and screenwriter For the TV serial based on the novel see Tipping the Velvet (TV serial Tipping the Velvet is a 1998 novel written A fingersmith is a person of extreme talent in any skill involving the use of hands Sarah Waters is a British Novelist. She is best known for her novels set in Victorian society, such as Tipping the Velvet and Junot Díaz (born 31 December, 1968) is a Dominican - American writer The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil is short story writer George Saunders ’s first full length Novel; it is 130 pages long George Saunders (born December 2, 1958) is an acclaimed American Writer of short stories The Kite Runner is a Novel by the Author Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2003, it is Hosseini's first novel and was adapted into A Thousand Splendid Suns ( Persian: دو صد خورشیدرو) is a 2007 Novel by Afghan author Khaled Hosseini Khaled Hosseini ( hosejni}} (or ˈhɑlɛd hɔwˈsɛjni by English speakers (born March 4 1965) is a Tajik novelist and physician originally from Harold Bloom' (born July 11, 1930) is a Literary critic. Bloom defended 19th-century Romantic poets at a time when their reputations The Wu-Tang Manual is a guide to the Wu-Tang Clan written by prominent member and principal producer, RZA. Robert F Diggs (born July 5, 1969) better known as RZA (pronounced) is an American Music producer, Rapper, and occasional Everything Bad Is Good for You How Today's Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter is a book by Steven Berlin Johnson. The Ghost Map The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How it Changed Science Cities and the Modern World is a book by Steven Berlin Johnson in Steven Berlin Johnson (born June 6, 1968) is an American Popular science Author. My Friend Leonard is a memoir written by James Frey. Continuing where A Million Little Pieces left off the book centers on the father-son relationship James Christopher Frey (born September 12, 1969 in Cleveland Ohio) is an American Writer. A Whole New Mind is a book by Daniel H Pink, author of Free Agent Nation. Daniel H Pink is an American writer He is the author of the New York Times best-seller A Whole New Mind, Free Agent Nation, and Tyler Perry (born September 13, 1969,is an American Playwright, Screenwriter, Actor and Director and Producer The Last Summer (of You and Me is a Novel by Ann Brashares. Her first novel for adults and her first outside of her acclaimed Traveling Ann Brashares (born 1967 is an American Writer of Young adult fiction. Me of Little Faith is the second book from Comedian Lewis Black. Lewis Niles Black (born August 30 1948) is a Grammy Award -winning American stand-up comedian, Author, Playwright Rise of the Ogre is an Autobiography about the virtual band Gorillaz. Gorillaz is a Virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn of alternative rock band Blur, and Jamie Hewlett, co-creator of the Comic .
Riverhead was founded in 1994 by Susan Peterson Kennedy (now President and Publisher of Penguin Group (USA)). Penguin Group is the second largest trade book Publisher in the world behind Random House. Riverhead had an early focus on Buddhism and spirituality and literary fiction by young ethnic writers. In 2003, Julie Grau and Celina Spiegel, two of Riverhead's original editors, became co-publishers of Riverhead; they left the company in 2005 to form Spiegel & Grau, a division of Doubleday. The Doubleday Publishing Group is the fifth largest Book Publishing company in the world
The current publisher of Riverhead is Geoffrey Kloske. Geoffrey Kloske is the publisher of Riverhead Books in New York a division of Penguin Group.