Desk & Exam Copies

Penguin Group (USA) will supply one free instructor’s desk copy for every 20 copies of an adopted title ordered through the bookstore.

Desk Copies

Send desk copy requests by email, fax, or mail to: or fax 212-366-2933

By mail to:

Academic Marketing Department
375 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014-3657

In Canada, visit the Penguin Canada website:

To expedite your order, please include the 13-digit ISBN, Imprint name (Penguin, Viking, etc.), Title, Author or Editor, and date by which desk copies are needed. Also include estimated class enrollment.

Desk copies can only be sent to your school address. For teaching assistants, please provide the name and address of each assistant so books can be shipped individually.

Allow five to ten days for delivery. Telephone requests will not be accepted.

No P.O. Boxes please.


Examination Copies

Paperbacks and hardcovers published by Penguin Group (USA) are available to educators who wish to consider them for adoption. A prepaid fee is required for all examination copy requests.

  • $2.50 fee for books priced $3.95-$9.99
  • $5.00 fee for books priced $10.00-$24.99
  • 50% discount on other paperbacks priced $25.00 and up

Audiobooks are not available on an examination basis.

Payment: Print out this form and provide credit card details to the address on the form (no cash, checks, or CODs will be accepted).

All orders are subject to stock availability at the time they are processed. Please wait to order our forthcoming titles until the available month given in the catalog.

Books will be sent to school addresses only. Allow five to ten days for delivery.

No P.O. Boxes please.