Click on a link below to expand the category.
Can you send me the email address for one of your contributors?
We are not able to provide contact information for contributors to the Review; however, you can send a letter in care of the editors (or email email@example.com, who will forward it). If you are interested in responding to a review, article or letter by a specific author or contributor, please contact the editors.
Can I put a link to this site on my own site?
If you would like to provide a link from your Web site to ours, you are free to do so, with the following exceptions. The contents of this site—text, graphics, design, etc.—are copyrighted to The New York Review of Books. We do not allow people to copy articles from this site and post them on another site without permission. Similarly, if your site is set up to “frame” the contents of this site, or makes it appear as if pages here are hosted on your site, you must request permission for the link from firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise, you are more than welcome to provide links to any section of the site. Pages on this site may occasionally move, change names, or be removed; the Review is not responsible for maintaining links to the site from elsewhere on the Web.
What are your shipping charges? Do you ship outside the US?
Please see our shipping rates page for our rates and delivery methods. We do ship outside the US.
Is my personal information secure when I shop on this site?
Your order is safe with us. We use the industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for all credit card transactions on this site. When you place an order, our server encrypts all of your personal information, including your credit card number, name, and address. If you prefer not to use a credit card to place your order, you can use this site as a catalog, locate the items you wish to order, and then telephone or fax our office to place your order.
How can I order a back issue of The New York Review of Books?
Please use our Issue Request form to find out if a back issue is available for purchase.
Can I purchase a single article from the Review?
We no longer offer single-article sales, but we do offer one-week trial subscriptions to our Online Edition which allows total access to all of the articles in our archives. Please visit the article you are interested in viewing in its entirety and follow the directions for purchasing a one-week subscription.
How do I place an order?
After adding items to your shopping cart, click the “checkout” button on the shopping cart page and follow the instructions on your screen. If you prefer not to use the Web site to place your order, you can use the site as a catalog, locate the items you wish to order, and then telephone our office to place your order.
Which credit cards do you accept?
We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express.
How do I place a gift order?
At checkout, uncheck the “Shipping same as billing?” box to enter a new shipping address. Check the “This is a gift” box to include a message with your order and ensure that we enclose a gift receipt with no prices. We can only handle one gift shipping address per order.
For gift subscriptions to The New York Review of Books, please use our gift order page. You will receive a discount for more than one gift order.
Do you offer gift certificates?
We do not offer gift certificates at this time but will in the very near future. Please check back soon!
When will my order be delivered?
Please see our shipping rates page.
I want to return a book I purchased from your site because I don’t like it/you sent me the wrong one/I already have it/it’s damaged/there’s a print defect. What now?
Please contact our Customer Service department at email@example.com or call 646-215-2500 for instructions. If you purchased the book from another online retailer or a bookstore, please contact them for help.
I’m a retailer or wholesaler and would like to sell NYRB titles. How do I order?
NYRB titles are distributed to the trade by Random House everywhere in the world, except for the UK and Ireland where our books are represented by Frances Lincoln Ltd.
I’m a gift shop or specialty account and would like to order NYRB titles. How do I do this?
NYRB titles are distributed to special market accounts by Random House everywhere in the world except for the UK and Ireland where our books are represented by Frances Lincoln Ltd. Please click the appropriate link for your shop: US, UK/Ireland.
I’m a bookstore and would like to sell The New York Review of Books. How do I order?
The Review should be available from your preferred distributor or wholesaler. If it is not, please contact us for assistance.
I’m a librarian. How do I order NYRB titles?
NYRB titles should be available from your preferred distributor or wholesaler. If you discover our books are not carried by your distributor or wholesaler, please email our marketing department.
Do you offer institutional site licenses to The New York Review of Books for universities and libraries for use by the students, faculty, library patrons, employees, etc.?
Yes. You can see our standard institutional site license pricing here. Please complete the form on our institutional subscriptions page to begin a free one-month trial subscription. A representative will contact you with further details.
I am a professor and would like to order a bulk subscription for my class. Do you offer special rates for classroom use?
Yes. All copies must be sent to the same address to qualify for a 75% discount. You may use the Classroom Order Form (PDF file).
How can I receive a copy of an NYRB title for review in my publication or blog?
To request a media review copy of a book please write to New York Review Books, Publicity Department, 435 Hudson Street, 3rd fl, NY NY 10014 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I contact one of your authors, introducers or translators?
Please write to email@example.com and we’ll forward your message to the writer.
I’d like to suggest one of your books to my book club. Do you have reading group guides?
We have guides for selected titles. For a list of the books that have guides please click here.
How do I sign up to receive copies of your complete backlist catalogs?
If you would like to receive a print catalog of our complete backlist, please include your name and mailing address and email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to: NYRB Catalogs Dept. / 435 Hudson Street, Suite 300 / New York, NY 10014
How do I receive printed copies of your seasonal trade catalogs for forthcoming titles?
If you are a bookseller, librarian, or other professional in the industry, please include your name, company, and mailing address and email your request to email@example.com or write to: NYRB Catalogs Dept. / 435 Hudson Street, Suite 300 / New York, NY 10014
Can I download PDFs of your catalogs?
All of our printed catalogs, including seasonal trade catalogs and complete backlist catalogs, are available for viewing online as PDFs. Please visit our About NYRB page to download these catalogs.
How do I sign up for NYRB Classics or The New York Review Children’s Collection newsletters?
Please go to the newsletter sign up form by clicking here.
I am a college professor or educator. How do I obtain a Desk or Examination copy of an NYRB title?
Our books are distributed by Random House, Inc. The Random House Academic Marketing Department is available to provide title information and desk and examination copies.
The site doesn’t look right on my computer. What’s wrong with it?
If you’re having trouble with the site, please let us know. Be sure to include in your message any relevant details about the browser you’re using (AOL, Netscape, Internet Explorer, etc.), and the operating system (Mac OS, Windows), as well as the page on which you encountered the problem.
What’s a “cookie”? Do I need to use them to use this site?
I forgot my password. Can you tell me what it is?
If you have forgotten your password, please visit our password reset page and enter the email address associated with your account.