Placing an Order

Manning Publications accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, and PayPal payments for orders through our website.


eBook orders are processed and delivered immediately. Because they are not returnable, eBook orders are non-refundable.

pBook orders of published books are sent to our fulfillment house in real time. Packages are prepared and shipped generally within 1-2 business days.

MEAP Combo orders include immediate access to the manuscript in electronic format, and a preorder of the print book. If you have ordered a MEAP pBook prior to its publication, check the book's product page on this site for the current estimated publication date.

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Order inquiries

To inquire about a web order you have placed, send email to Manning customer support. You can expect a response within 1-2 business days. If you must speak with someone about an order placed via our website, please call us at (203) 626-1510 during regular US/Eastern business hours. You may need to leave a voicemail message, as this line is not staffed 24/7.

Quantity Orders

Discounted bulk orders for printed books and eBooks can be placed by contacting us via email. Following is the discount schedule for quantities of 10 or more printed copies:

  • 10-49 35%
  • 50-99 40%
  • 100-299 45%
  • 300-499 50%
  • 500-999 55%
  • 1000+  Please contact us for special pricing.