Ron Burkle And Len Riggio: The Only People Who Want To Own A Failing Mega-Bookstore?

08/23/2010 01:06 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Andrew Rice New York Magazine

Riggio was trying to say that, whatever becomes of books as physical objects in this new age of digital distribution, he is certain people will still pay for the pleasure of reading. Assuming he's right, the more pertinent question is whether they will be spending their money at a Barnes & Noble.

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