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Riverhead Books Pop-Up Reading Room (Caribbean Heritage Month)

Come grab a book and celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month at Riverhead’s first ever pop-up reading room! (This is a free event. Rain or shine. Food and beverages by Caribbean businesses will be for sale.)

Join Riverhead Books and I, Too Arts Collective at the Langston Hughes House for this all-day celebration of writing from the Caribbean! Swing by for the free books, totes, and author appearances by Bocas Award for Caribbean Fiction winner Tiphanie Yanique (Land of Love and Drowning) and New York Times best-selling author Mark Kurlansky (The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris). Check the Facebook Event page for a full schedule closer to the date!


The open-air, curated reading room will not only feature Riverhead books written by Caribbean authors, but also:
• Books that explore themes and subjects close to the region
• This summer’s hottest releases, including new books from Lauren Groff and Meg Wolitzer
• Books by Khaled Hosseini, Paula Hawkins, and Elizabeth Gilbert
• A selection of children’s books with Caribbean characters, courtesy of Penguin Young Readers.

We’ll also be giving out the most coveted fashion item of the summer—yes, the newly redesigned Riverhead tote, filled with signed books by Lauren Groff, Meg Wolitzer, and more!’ll want to stay until the final hour of our pop-up, for a BIG surprise giveaway that your bookshelves will thank you for.