Frequently Asked Questions

What are Back Issues?

Back issues include current and older issues of New York magazine. Available back issues can be purchased from this website. Prices may vary, and the availability of an issue may differ according to customer demand.

I am having trouble placing an order. What can I do?

You can call 866-730-8329 to order by phone. All single copy orders must be paid at the time of order. You will need to provide the name of the magazine, exact cover date of the issue, and the number of copies you wish to order.

Can I place an order if I live outside the United States?

If you live outside the United States, enter your shipping address to place a back issue order. Additional shipping rates do apply

Can I expedite my order?

To expedite your order, please choose the "FedEx 1 Day" option. The cost for shipping 1-9 issues is $18; 10 or more issues is $40. Orders received after 10:00am ET on Friday (or over the weekend) will be delivered on the following Tuesday. Alternatively, you may call 866-730-8329 and our representatives will be happy to assist. Please note PO Boxes and Canadian/international addresses are not eligible for expedited shipping.

What if I can't find an issue I'm looking for?

If an issue isn't here, then it is out-of-print and no longer available for sale. We do offer a color photocopy of an article and the cover only for issues that are no longer available. Please contact backissues@nymag.com for more details.

I'm not sure of the issue date for a particular issue? Can you help?

We have limited resources and can't research older articles or photos. However, issues from April 1968 through 1997 can be found on Google Books (http://books.google.com/books?id=OOECAAAAMBAJ&source=gbs_all_issues_r&cad=1) and can allow for more targeted searches. Issues from 1998-present are searchable at nymag.com.

What are digital editions?

Digital editions are issues available on the iPad®. Digital editions can be purchased through iTunes(https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/new-york-magazine/id565126323)

What digital editions are available?

The current issue of New York magazine and some older issues are available. iPad issues are available beginning with the 4/8/2013 issue.

How do I download a digital edition?

For all iPad versions:

  1. Download and install the New York magazine iPad app from the App Store. If you've already installed the iPad app, proceed to step 2.
  2. Tap the app icon on your iPad desktop. For iPads with iOS6 or higher, the app will download to Newsstand, which is its own icon on the iPad desktop. Tap the Newsstand icon and the New York app icon will be on the Newsstand shelf.
  3. Follow directions to validate or login to your existing subscription, purchase an iTunes subscription, or purchase a digital edition.

iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

General Information

We hope this information is helpful. If you have any questions, please contact us:

By E-mail: nymag.backissue@customersvc.com

By Phone: 866-730-8329

By Mail:

New York Customer Service
Single Copy Desk
PO Box 62240
Tampa, FL 33662-2240

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