The Tattered Cover at DIA's B Concourse (credit: CBS)

The Tattered Cover at DIA’s B Concourse (credit: CBS)

DENVER (CBS4) – Business is booming for an iconic Colorado bookstore at Denver International Airport.

The Tattered Cover recently opened its first of four locations at DIA.

The first store is in the B Concourse and the rest will open over the first six months of 2014.

“Upon completion, the Tattered Cover stores will be located in all three concourses as well as the Jeppesen Terminal,” the store said in a statement.

“For more than 40 years, the Tattered Cover has been a strong Colorado brand and a literary icon,” said Kim Day, Denver’s manager of aviation. “Through a unique licensing agreement, we are pairing a successful national airport operator, Hudson Group, with a beloved local brand. This is the most recent example of the airport’s ongoing commitment to provide a better mix of brands to enhance our travelers’ experiences.”

Additional Resources

The store in the B Concourse will be hosting several special events during the first three days of next week. They are as follows:

Dec. 7, Approximately 9:30-10 a.m.
Graeme Simsion, “The Rosie Project”
Australian author Graeme Simsion will sign his critically-acclaimed first novel, “The Rosie Project.”

Dec. 8, Sales begin at 10:30 a.m.
Doris Kearns Goodwin, “The Bully Pulpit”
Signed copies of Pulitzer Prize-winning historical author Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book, “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism,” will be available for sale.

Dec. 11, Approximately 2:30-3 p.m.
Amy Tan, “The Valley of Amazement”
Amy Tan, the bestselling author of “The Joy Luck Club,” will sign her new novel, “The Valley of Amazement.”


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