Subscribing to The New York Review of Books App

As a subscriber to the Online or Print Premium edition of The New York Review of Books you now can read complete issues on the newly available NYR App. This app offers responsive and PDF views, bookmarks, the ability to search across all issues, variable font size for easy reading, and social media sharing. Instructions for subscribing or signing in follow.

If you have a Print-only subscription, to access the app content plus the complete online archive you may upgrade to a Print Premium subscription for only an additional $20 per year. To do so please call customer service at (800) 354-0050 or (903) 636-1101.

If you already have a Print Premium or Online Edition subscription, please follow the steps below to gain access to the NYR App.

  1. Download the app from your device’s store and open the app.
  2. Touch the three-line menu bar at the top left of your screen to open an options menu.
  3. Select “Sign In” at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Select “Digital Subscriber” as your subscription type.
  5. Enter the email address associated with your New York Review subscription, and the same password you use to sign-in on our website.
  6. You may now download any issues available on the NYR App.
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If you are unable to sign in or are signed in but still unable to access app content, please email for further help. Please include your full name and your customer ID.

The New York Review’s app is available through the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. You may purchase single issues or subscribe through those app stores*, or purchase a Print Premium or Online Edition subscription from our site, then login using the same username and password you would use on our website.

*Note: subscriptions purchased through the app stores do not include access to the New York Review’s archive on our website.