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“Huge independent book store” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tattered Cover Bookstore

Tattered Cover Bookstore
Denver, CO 80206
303-322-7727, 1-800-833-9327
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Ranked #1 of 27 shopping in Denver
Type: Specialty Shops, Shops
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: A locally owned bookstore and a Colorado landmark, the Tattered Cover, with three unique locations, offers personal service, an extraordinary selection, coffee shops, extensive newsstands, and author appearances nearly every day. With books, gift cards, games, greeting cards, calendars, literary curious, t-shirts, book bags, and more, the Tattered Cover is a bookstore and much more!
chicago, il
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Huge independent book store”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

This is definately worth a stop in the Larimer Square section of Denver. It is two stories with books on every topic, a huge magazine selection, other gifts, a coffee shop, and lots of seating to browse. We came back a second time during our stay in Denver.

Visited January 2013
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Kansas City, Missouri
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“Great indie bookstore and more”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

The name sounds like it's used books, and they have them, but there are also new titles, effectively displayed, plus gifts, shirts and caps,a coffee bar and seating and restrooms. The bookstore is at one end of the 16th st. mall at Wyndkoop. If you are at the other end and don't want to walk, just ride the free hop-on bus. This is worth a visit for bookstore lovers and people seeking interesting souvenirs.

Visited January 2013
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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“Big old bookstore, like they used to be.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

We spent the afternoon browsing through the Tattered Cover bookstore. We seem to end up here each time we visit Denver.
16th Street bus stops right in front of it.
Two floors of books with frequent book signings and lectures.
Staff is knowledgeable and helpful.
It is what bookstores used to be

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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“Even if you don't like books, you should visit here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

You'll feel like youre in a movie. Make sure to visit the Wynkoop St location (the 15th St shuttle takes you here). Very unique atmosphere for a store. It'll make you hate buying books on Amazon.

Visited November 2012
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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“Definitely worth a visit for out-of-towners”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Great independent bookstore that has been around for a good while. Great selection across the board. We went to the Colfax store, always worth a visit to one of their stores when in Denver and know you are not sending your money to Amazon or Barnes & Noble, the money stays in Denver. The owner has been an activist for standing up against federal government intrusion into privacy rights.

Visited December 2012
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