This Business Is Not BBB Accredited



(212) 269-1139


84 years in business
57 Broadway
New York, NY 10006-2701
BBB File Opened: 01/01/2001
Business Started: 01/01/1933
Business Management
  • Mr. Harry Hoffman, President
Business Category
  • Books - New
Alternate Business Names
  • Brentano's
  • Waldenbooks (Columbus Ave.)
  • Waldenbooks (Lexington Ave.)
  • Waldenbooks (Park Ave.)



According to information in the Bureau's file, it was established in 1933. Harry Hoffman is the president and CEO. Waldenbooks is a retail bookstore selling such items as books, audio/video tapes, computer software, games, and stationery. In addition, Brentano's also sells rare and limited editions of books, original and reproductions of paintings, graphics and lithographics, objects of art, sculpture and fine and costume jewelry. The company also has 5 in-house book clubs including Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction/ Fantasy, Kids, and 60+.

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