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My First Bookstore

Celeste Ng | Posted 11.25.2014 | Books
Celeste Ng

This was back in the mid-1980s, when going to the mall was a fairly typical way to spend a weekend afternoon, at least in the suburbs of Pittsburgh.

A New Movement In American Cinema?

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The geometry of reconciliation: Shane Carruth (Jeff) and Amy Seimetz (Kris) embody the infinity symbol (lemniscape), a recurring motif in this luminou...

What Happened To Borders?

Posted 11.15.2011 | Books

The final 31 Borders stores across 18 states will close on Sunday, ending the story of what was once one of the largest book retailers in the world. ...

Private Equity Firm In Talks To Buy What's Left Of Borders

Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Private equity firm Gores Group is in talks to buy more than half of bankrupt bookseller Borders Group Inc's remaining stores, the Wall Str...

Going on a Book Tour? Dream Big or Stay Home

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

After publishing my first book, I packed my bags, used up all of my husband's Marriott points, and hit the road -- only to experience what many authors had experienced before me.

UPDATED: Bookstore Obituaries

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As the year comes to a close, we're all slammed with hoards of "best of" lists -- Best Books, Best Kids Books, Best Cook Books, etc. On top of that, ...

Borders Caves To Public Pressure, Donates Leftover Books To Charity

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Online activists have cried out during the last month that giant Book retailer Borders is defying common sense with their announcement that they are c...

Why Won't Borders Donate Their Soon-To-Be-Trashed Books?

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Erik Ose

Current Waldenbooks employees have come forward to alert the public that the company plans to dispose of many unsold books in the cheapest, easiest, least responsible way possible - by trashing them.

Trashgate: Borders Dumping Books, Stop the Waste

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mary Hall

I am distressed to learn that Borders books may be dumping books when closing its Waldenbooks Specialty Retail group.