Academic Requests

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Desk and Examination Copy Requests

If you are submitting a desk or exam copy request for The New Jim Crow please direct your request to our distributor, Ingram, via their website

For all other books, please first check if the title is available through Ingram. If unavailable through Ingram, please submit your request to In your email please include the book title, ISBN, name of university or college, department, course title, and estimated course enrollment. 

Exam copies are available for $5 for a paperback or $10 for a hardcover. You may submit payment via PayPal to or by mailing a check to Academic Marketing Assistant, The New Press, 120 Wall Street, 31st Floor, New York, NY 10005.  


International Desk and Exam Copy Requests

For desk and exam copy requests in Canada, please send an e-mail with course title, department, estimated enrollment, mailing address, and, for desk copy requests, confirmation that the book has been ordered through your bookstore, to Codasat at

Please send any other international requests to and we will direct your request to the appropriate distributor.