Your chance to own an exclusive Riverhead tote is finally here! Designed by award-winning art director Helen Yentus due to popular demand, this limited edition Riverhead tote is back in new colors. Riverhead totes have been worn around the world by readers and authors alike, including New York Times bestselling authors Marlon James, Meg Wolitzer, Lauren Groff, Khaled Hosseini, Emma Straub, and more.

“With one of these on your shoulder, you are guaranteed to be the envy of all your book-loving friends at every beach day, picnic, and backyard barbecue for the rest of the summer season.” –Bustle

“A literary tote de force.” –The New York Times*

“It’s that good. It’s that beautiful.” –NPR*

“I keep seeing these totes everywhere. I don’t want one; I need one.” –Desperate Instagram Commenter

“Nothing is more addicting than Riverhead totes.”—Vanity Fair*

“This is bigger than The Girl on the Train.”—People*

*just kidding


Riverhead Design Labs is an experimental junction where art, books, and invention intersect. A wing of the award-winning publisher Riverhead Books, the Design Labs team brings an artistic touch and a maker sensibility to each and every book cover. They also fabricate cutting-edge literary materials, from 3D printed author heads to silk-bound special editions, from enormous outdoor murals to covetable tote bags. Their creations have won the Art Director’s Club Art + Craft award, the Type Directors Club Medal of Excellence, and many other prestigious prizes.


Founded in 1994, Riverhead Books is now well established as a publisher of bestselling literary fiction and quality nonfiction. Throughout its history, Riverhead has been dedicated to publishing extraordinary groundbreaking, unique writers. Riverhead’s books and authors have won or been finalists for Pulitzer Prizes, National Book Awards, National Book Critic Circle Awards, MacArthur Genius Awards, Hurston Wright Legacy Awards, Dayton Literary Peace Prizes, and numerous other distinctions.