New Vice Presidents, Devon Dunn and Cody Stuart Madsen

Press Release:

Wednesday, April 13th, 2022

Book Culture, Inc., is very pleased to announce two managers, Devon Dunn and Cody Stuart Madsen, have joined executive leadership as Vice President of Buying and Vice President of Operations, respectively. 

Devon brings 10 years of retail buying and management experience to their new role as Vice President of Buying. Since 2020, they have been principal book buyer for all Book Culture locations stores. Before that, they primarily managed backlist and corporate vendor accounts for the main location on 112th, in addition to coordinating textbook buying for local colleges, including Columbia University.

Cody has worked in and behind the scenes at bookstores for 15 years, and brings that insight into his new position as Vice President of Operations. Since 2020, he has helped coordinate staffing and training. From 2014 to 2020, he operated as event coordinator, working with hundreds of authors and publishers to produce in-store and offsite readings and conversations.

“Devon and Cody have demonstrated great leadership and I am excited to expand Book Culture’s executive team” said Chris Doeblin, President and Owner of Book Culture, Inc. 

“Book Culture is like a second home for me, a feeling I know many of our lifetime customers share,” said Devon Dunn of their new role. “I am honored and excited to continue serving our community of readers, whose diverse tastes I will strive to follow.” Cody Stuart Madsen adds, “I am honored to be given this stewardship of the bookstores where I have spent the last decade. And I will strive to do right by our booksellers, neighbors, and friends all over the world.” 

Book Culture, Inc. is an independent bookstore with three locations in New York City and a new store in Pittsford, New York. For 25 years, Book Culture has been a trusted curator and source for the best in academic and trade books, alongside a wonderful collection of toys and gifts for the whole family. 

Questions, please contact Cody Stuart Madsen at