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Ordering the book

Please note that College Green is a UK-based publisher and so your payment transaction will be processed in the UK. We have become aware that some banks and credit card companies may block online international payments if a card is not used frequently for such transactions. If you experience difficulty in placing your order, please contact your bank or credit card company to advise them that they should approve the transaction.

Furthermore, some credit cards may charge a user fee for making an international payment. Please contact your bank or credit card company for more information as to whether such a fee applies to your card type.

If you would prefer to place your order by telephone, please dial: +1 877-751-5048. Lines are open from 7am until 6pm CST. Alternatively you can email us on: and we will respond within 24 hours of receiving your email.

Delivery times

Oberlin is now available! Your book will be shipped within 48 hours of receiving your order.

Problems with ordering

College Green is a UK-based publisher and so your payment transaction will be processed in the UK. We have become aware that some US banks and credit card companies have arrangements in place that block online international payments if a card is not used frequently for such transactions. Therefore, if you experience any difficulty in placing your order with us, please contact your bank or credit card company to advise them that they should approve the transaction when you place the order. This should ensure that your order can be processed smoothly.

Changing an order

Please either email or call us to change your order.

Purchasing a copy as a gift

Oberlin would make a highly original gift for a friend or family member. The book can be delivered directly to the recipient.

Returns and refunds

We want you to be completely satisfied with every purchase you make from us. In the event that there is a problem with the goods you receive, you may return them to us providing that they have not been used and that you take reasonable care of them until we receive them from you. In this event, we will offer you a refund (excluding any shipping costs) or exchange within 30 days of you terminating the purchase agreement. You will bear the cost of returning the goods to us as well as any associated charges inclusive of administration fees. The address for returned goods is: College Green Publishing Ltd, 2427 Bond Street, University Park, IL 60484, USA. We recommend that you use a traceable service when returning goods as we are unable to accept responsibility for returns that fail to arrive.

Goods can be returned to us provided:

  • They are in an unused condition and in the original packaging.
  • A copy of the invoice note or proof of purchase is included.

You may not return the goods if any of the following apply:

  • You have had the goods personalized (for example by including a dedication inside a publication).
  • You have opened a sealed publication.
  • You have damaged the goods after you signed for them.

Please examine the goods on delivery in case they are damaged, missing or faulty. In the event that they have been delivered damaged or faulty, you must inform us of this fact within 14 days of receipt. We will refund return postage and replacement at our expense. You should inform us of the issue by contacting Please ensure that the original packaging is kept for examination.

Contacting the publisher

Should you have any further questions or require any additional information please email

Customer services and fulfilment

Our local fulfillment partner is Ware-Pak LLC, 2427 Bond Street University Park, IL 60484. Ware-Pak LLC a first class provider of book distribution and customer service.

Future editions

Oberlin is a one-off specialist book and there are 2,800 copies of the first edition available. Currently there are no plans for a reprint. Therefore, in order to avoid disappointment we recommend you order your copy early.

Order confirmation from the publisher

Please contact us directly on and we shall respond to you quickly.

Contacting customer services

We take customer satisfaction seriously and wish for you to be delighted by Oberlin. If anything goes wrong we will always aim to fix any problems (no matter how small) in a respectful and courteous manner. Should you have a query please email

Acknowledgements for photographs

College Green has worked closely with the Oberlin College Archives and the archives' staff have passed on copyright holders' details (where known) for the images we have used, including the names of the photographers. However, in some instances the copyright holders and/or photographers are unknown to the archives' staff and therefore unfortunately we have not been able to include full acknowledgements for those photographs. Should you be the copyright holder or photographer for any of the unacknowledged photographs we have used and you wish to be acknowledged in any future reprint, please email your details to and we will be delighted to add your name to the acknowledgements.

Privacy policy

We, College Green, receive personal information through this website. You may, for example, be asked for personal information if you want to take advantage of specific services that we offer, such as ordering online or subscribing to our publications. Where you provide personal information, we will only use it to deliver the services you have requested.

This privacy policy only covers College Green's website.

The College Green site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging your IP address and session information such as how long your visit lasted and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics, which we use to evaluate how the site is used.

This policy does not cover links within this site to other websites.

We use cookies to make sure your session on this website is secure. We also use embedded pixels - with cookies, these help us to track how many people are using our site. These collect data about the paths that users take when navigating our website. We use this information to evaluate site content, navigability and composition, as well as page response rates (how quickly pages download). With both cookies and embedded pixel technology, the information we collect is anonymous and does not contain your name, address, telephone number, or email address. We cannot personally identify you.

We will use reasonable measures to safeguard any personal information you provide against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that there will not be a breach of security and theft, alteration or unauthorized inspection of personal information provided. Therefore, if you are concerned about the protection of your personal information, please do not provide us. with any such information.