River Books was founded over 30 years ago to publish books on Southeast Asian art, history and culture. We are committed to recording and preserving unique and vanishing cultures, as well as celebrating the most beautiful art and architecture in mainland Southeast Asia. Over the past few years we have also developed a fiction list, including novels written about Thailand in English and Thai literature in translation.
We publish a few Thai-language books every year on similar subjects, as well as translations of out-of-print works by travellers in Southeast Asia and translations of English language fiction. Working with acknowledged experts, River Books titles combine excellent photography, design and production values.
We hope you enjoy browsing our catalogue.