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Tattered Cover Bookstore

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Address: 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
Phone Number: +1 303-322-7727
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A locally owned bookstore and a Colorado landmark, the Tattered Cover, with...

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!

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They brought the Boss...they rock among bookstores

This is so much more than a place to shop for books...though they have every book there, I think. This is a place of community service, of love of the arts, of celebrating... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Vancouver, United States
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Vancouver, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is so much more than a place to shop for books...though they have every book there, I think. This is a place of community service, of love of the arts, of celebrating creativity. Most of all, this is the bookstore that brought Bruce Springsteen to Denver to meet and greet more than 1,000 fans of his music and his... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh! How I love an “old school” bookstore! Yeah, B&N is alright, and Amazon is almost the default these days, but nothing will ever replace the experience of wandering around a bookstore on creaky wooden floors, through a somewhat confusing layout, where you’ll find packed bookshelves in every available space. That whole experience is slowly going the way of the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After meeting friends for dinner at The Goods Friday night popped into Tattered Cover bookstore just before that closed, ended up taking my 17 year book worm back Sunday for an hour or two. Loved this place, all the nooks & crannies they have throughout the shop makes it easy to sit a lose yourself in a book for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Not all book stores are equal. Tattered cover has what your looking for as well as warm, charming atmosphere. Get something from the cafe while your there.

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Issaquah, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I went for a book signing but had time to walk around and browse. Lots of places to sit and relax to read or work. I loved the curated book shelves located throughout the store -- It made it fun to browse and discover new books.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I love places like this, where you can browse around, and find little treasures. The more you dig around, the bigger your prize. They have a lot of book signing going on at this location, and you might find a signed copy from your favorite author! I really had a nice visit. I'm sure you will as well.

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband had been here before and introduced me to this bookstore. It not only has the best selection of books, but also magazines.

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Atlanta,Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Tattered Cover Bookstore is a readers dream. I tried an E reader, but it's not for me. I can handle books on tape in the car, but I need to hold the book. They have new and used books at great prices and will order any thing you want. There is a coffee shop on site and plenty of... More 

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Aichach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

If you love books, or just the smell of a bookstore, then this place is worth visiting! I found it enchanting. If you enjoy the modernism of Barnes and noble, then don't come here. This place has a old Victorian library style to it, and that's what makes it special.

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Everytime I visit Denver I love to stop at the Tattered Cover. I get a cup of coffee and browse the books. You can find a place to sit and enjoy the store.

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