A Note on Processing Time
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A Note on Processing Time

Processing Time for HARVARD.COM Orders

Due to the high volume of sales via harvard.com at this time, please allow at least 1–2 days for processing (including in-stock titles), and please note that books that are not in stock will have variable arrival times from the publisher.

At this time there are also a number of in-demand titles on antiracism that have been backordered and are going into multiple reprints to meet demand nationwide! We will notify you if this is the case with any of your requested titles. Place an order for your desired title to ensure you can get the book you want as soon as it's available. It may take a few weeks longer to get your book than you would have initially hoped, but your request shows writers and publishers the tremendous demand for these kinds of books and ideas in the world. Libro.fm, our audiobook partner, has compiled a list of audiobooks about racism and anti-racism and titles that amplify Black voices. While you wait for your print edition, please consider purchasing the audio version from Libro.fm while also supporting Harvard Book Store. 

We are grateful for the support our community is showing by purchasing books through an independent bookstore. Our intrepid crew of booksellers is gathering, ordering, and packing customer orders as speedily as possible while following safety protocols during the age of COVID-19. Thank you for your patience and understanding! Your patronage supports an independent bookstore and our staff at a difficult time—and helps ensure the future of a landmark, independent bookstore.

Updated: July 2020

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