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Writing In An Ambivalent Time

Diana Abu-Jaber | Posted 11.20.2011 | Books
Diana Abu-Jaber

It's strange to be a writer these days, when the entire medium seems to be wavering mirage-like before our eyes and under our hands. Once upon a time, I couldn't have imagined anything more certain than the act of writing.

Bye, Bye Borders: What Customers Had To Say About Last Stores Closing

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 11.19.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- The scene this weekend at the last of the remaining Borders bookstores to close was more like a memorial service than a funeral. Shoppers ...

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. ...

Did Website Steal Borders Customers' Personal Details?

Zoe Triska | Posted 11.02.2011 | Books

Recently bankrupt Borders Books recently sued the company Next Jump Inc., claiming that they have used confidential information about Borders Rewards...

Former Borders Employee: 'My Life At The Dumbest Bookstore Chain'

The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper | By Paul Constant | Posted 10.04.2011 | Books

It's embarrassing now, but on the day that I was hired to work at Boston's flagship Borders store in 1996, I was so happy that I danced around my apar...

Indie Bookstore Wants To Help Ex-Borders Employees

Dallas/Fort Worth | By | Posted 10.01.2011 | Books

About 130 North Texans will lose their jobs after bookstore megachain Borders recently announced it would fold. A total of 17,000 Borders employees ac...

Everything On Borders' Shelves Is For Sale, Including The Shelves

The Washington Post | Larissa Roso and Michael S. Rosenwald, Sunday, April 17, 7:56 PM | Posted 06.18.2011 | Books

In this age of Kindles, Nooks and iPads, when was the last time a line formed outside a bookstore? On Sunday, at the Borders in White Flint Mall, near...

City Must Continue To Pay Rent Despite Bookstore Closing

Whittier Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

PICO RIVERA - The city spent $1.6 million in federal grant money to bring Borders into the Pico Rivera Towne Center and to help pay its rent for nearl...