After 31 years, Joyce Meskis, the owner of the Tattered Cover bookstore, is selling the business.

DENVER, CO - MARCH 26: Martin Gerken, 17, a high school student visiting from Germany, checks out some of the books in the music section. After 31 years, Joyce Meskis, the owner of the Tattered Cover bookstore, is selling the business. Shoppers spend time at the bookstore in LoDo in downtown Denver on Thursday, March 26, 2015. (Photo by Kathryn Scott Osler/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
After 31 years, Joyce Meskis, the owner of the Tattered Cover bookstore, is selling the business.