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The Tattered Cover

Dev and I are both book store freaks. We simply can't walk by one without going in and killing an hour or two.

As we were both doing a little research before our trip to Denver, independently, mind you...we both ended up putting the Tattered Cover Bookstore on our lists. We didn't figure out until we were there that we both wanted to go.

We went to the downtown location, which has to be the coolest. It's in the 16th Street Mall area, on the corner of 16th and Wynkoop. It is huge, and it's covered with books. Plus, it has a cool coffee and tea shop right as you walk in the door.

We went twice during our visit, both times in the evening. I can't think of a better way to wind down after a full day of sightseeing. As usual, we separated the minute we walked in the door...Dev wanders off to case the joint...I walk directly to the cookbook section. An hour or two later, we will wander around and look for one another, just to check in.

We both showed remarkable constraint and didn't purchase anything (except t-shirts...his is a tattered cover one and mine just says "read.").

I feel sure that visits to the Tattered Cover will be a part of all subsequent Denver trips.

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