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Tatter Cover Book Store on Colfax. Photography was taken on August 28th 2011.

Tattered Cover Book Store - Colfax Avenue (Denver)

2526 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80206

United States

303-322-7727; bookstatteredcover.com

Type: Bookstore — new books, used books

Web site: http://www.tatteredcover.com

Twitter account: @tatteredcover

Description: More than 150,000 titles in inventory and an extensive news stand. Comfy reading spaces, coffee shop on main floor.
Open Mon-Thu 7am-10pm, Fri 7am-11pm, Sat 9am-11 pm, Sun 9am-6pm

Added by: christiguc.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 1948

Members

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karen_o (48), kiesa (6), ursula (5), Z-Ryan (5), misericordia (4), dilettanti (2), loumarday (2), charlileftclues (1), Sethgsamuel (1), aridjon (1), jeri889 (1), private (9)

Comment wall

I love the tattered cover. It's one of the two main things I miss about Denver. (The other being sesame tofu from a restaurant in Lakewood named Szechuan.) I miss the old building but the new one has some character itself. Does anyone know if they took their old carpeting with them? I swear it looks exactly the same.
April 2008 by twomoredays
Shows how up I am on The Tattered Cover, I spent about 10 minutes looking on here and online trying to track down the address for the Cherry Creek location to add it...apparently it's been closed for almost two years and now I'm bummed because I loved that place growing up!

Now I just need to go see its new location!
March 2008 by trantjd

Upcoming events

Jan
20
James Scott will be promoting The Kept (Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 7:30pm)
James Scott will be promoting The Kept (added from HarperCollins)
Jan
21
Lisa Unger (Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Lisa Unger is an award-winning New York Times and internationally bestselling author. Her novels have sold more than 1.5 million copies and have been translated into twenty-six languages. She lives in Florida. Visit LisaUnger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Jan
31
Brian Payton will be promoting The Wind Is Not a River (Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 1:30pm)
Brian Payton will be promoting The Wind Is Not a River (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
9
Isabel Allende will be promoting Ripper (Monday, February 9, 2015 at 7pm)
Isabel Allende will be promoting Ripper (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
18
Willy Vlautin will be promoting The Free (Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Willy Vlautin will be promoting The Free (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
12
Michelle Theall (Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Michelle Theall is an award-winning health, fitness, and travel writer and the founder of Women’s Adventure magazine. Her feature essay in 5280, the inspiration for her memoir, was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award. She lives with her partner, their son, and three dogs, in Boulder, Colorado. Visit MichelleTheall.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
13
Carol Cassella (Friday, March 13, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Carol Cassella, MD, is a practicing anesthesiologist, novelist, and speaker. She majored in English Literature at Duke University and attended Baylor College of Medicine. She is the bestselling author of the novels Oxygen and Healer, both published by Simon & Schuster. Carol lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with her husband and two sets of twins. Visit the author at CarolCassella.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Mar
24
Peter Stark will be promoting Astoria (Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Peter Stark will be promoting Astoria (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
25
Gretchen Rubin (Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7pm)
Gretchen Rubin (Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill, Happier at Home, The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal for Mothers)

Gretchen Rubin is one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on the linked subjects of habits, happiness, and human nature. She’s the author of many books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Happier at Home and The Happiness Project. Rubin has an enormous following, in print and online; her books have sold more than a million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languages, and on her popular daily blog, gretchenrubin.com, she reports on her adventures in pursuit of habits and happiness. Rubin started her career in law, and was clerking for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor when she realized she wanted to be a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
25
Bruce Weber (Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Bruce Weber, a reporter for The New York Times, began his career in publishing as a fiction editor at Esquire. He has been on staff at the newspaper since 1986 as an editor, metro reporter, national cultural correspondent, theater columnist and critic, among other things, and has regularly contributed first-person essays and participatory features to the paper. He has written for numerous publications and is the author of the New York Times bestseller As they see 'em: A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires, coauthor (with the dancer Savion Glover) of Savion! My Life in Tap, and the editor of Look Who's Talking: An Anthology of Voices in the Modern American Short Story. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Mar
30
Joseph Kanon (Monday, March 30, 2015 at unknown time)
Joseph Kanon is the Edgar Award–winning author of Istanbul Passage, Los Alamos, The Prodigal Spy, Alibi, Stardust, and The Good German,which was made into a major motion picture starring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a book publishing executive. He lives in New York City. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
30
Untitled event (Monday, March 30, 2015 at 7pm)
Mar
30
Jenny Bowen will be promoting Wish You Happy Forever (Monday, March 30, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Jenny Bowen will be promoting Wish You Happy Forever (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
2
Sara Davidson will be promoting The December Project (Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Sara Davidson will be promoting The December Project (added from HarperCollins)
May
11
Paul Stanley will be promoting Face the Music (Monday, May 11, 2015 at 7pm)
Paul Stanley will be promoting Face the Music (added from HarperCollins)
May
12
John Lescroart (Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:30pm)
John Lescroart is the author of twenty-four previous novels (sixteen New York Times bestsellers), including The 13th Juror, Damage, The Hunter, and The Ophelia Cut. His books have sold more than 10 million copies and have been translated into twenty-two languages in seventy-five countries. He lives in Northern California. (added from Simon & Schuster)
May
15
Justin Go (Friday, May 15, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Justin Go attended the University of California at Berkeley, where he graduated with a BA in history and art history. He also holds an MA in English from University College London. He has lived in Tokyo, Paris, London, New York City, and Berlin. He is currently at work on his second novel. (added from Simon & Schuster)
May
22
Anthony Doerr (Friday, May 22, 2015 at unknown time)
Anthony Doerr is the author of the story collections Memory Wall and The Shell Collector, the novel About Grace, and the memoir Four Seasons in Rome. He has won numerous prizes both in the US and overseas, including four O. Henry Prizes, three Pushcart Prizes, the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award, the National Magazine Award for fiction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Story Prize. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
May
22
Anthony Doerr (Friday, May 22, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Anthony Doerr is the author of the story collections Memory Wall and The Shell Collector, the novel About Grace, and the memoir Four Seasons in Rome. He has won numerous prizes both in the US and overseas, including four O. Henry Prizes, three Pushcart Prizes, the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award, the National Magazine Award for fiction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Story Prize. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Jun
9
Nell Lake (Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at unknown time)
Nell Lake, a magazine writer, was founding editor of the Nieman Narrative Digest at the Nieman Foundation at Harvard. She has taught writing at Boston University and was a reporter for public radio. She has degrees from Smith College and Brown University and lives with her family in western Massachusetts. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Jun
9
Nell Lake (Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 7pm)
Nell Lake, a magazine writer, was founding editor of the Nieman Narrative Digest at the Nieman Foundation at Harvard. She has taught writing at Boston University and was a reporter for public radio. She has degrees from Smith College and Brown University and lives with her family in western Massachusetts. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Aug
5
Helen Thorpe (Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 7pm)
Helen Thorpe was born in London and grew up in New Jersey. Her journalism has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, New York magazine, The New Yorker, Slate, and Harper’s Bazaar. Her radio stories have aired on This American Life and Sound Print. She is the author of Just Like Us and lives in Denver. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Aug
12
Helen Thorpe (Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 7pm)
Helen Thorpe was born in London and grew up in New Jersey. Her journalism has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, New York magazine, The New Yorker, Slate, and Harper’s Bazaar. Her radio stories have aired on This American Life and Sound Print. She is the author of Just Like Us and lives in Denver. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Sep
4
William Kent Krueger (Friday, September 4, 2015 at 7pm)
William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Nov
1
Assaf Gavron (Sunday, November 1, 2015 at unknown time)
Assaf Gavron is the author of seven books, and his fiction has been translated into ten languages. He has won the Israeli Prime Minister’s Creative Award for Authors, the Book fur die Stadt award in Germany, and the Prix Courrier International award in France. Son of English immigrants, he grew up in a small village near Jerusalem, and he currently lives in Tel Aviv. (added from Simon & Schuster)

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