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Borders Books Liquidation

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.

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. ...

More Bad News For Borders Employees

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- Bookstore chain Books-A-Million Inc. says its last-minute talks to buy the leases and assets of 30 Borders bookstores out of bankruptcy ha...

Everything Must Go: Borders Books Begins Massive Sale

Zoe Triska | Posted 09.21.2011 | Books

On Monday, after flirting with liquidation for months, Borders Books finally announced that it would be selling itself to liquidators and canceling it...

Do We Still Need Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores?

DailyFinance | Catherine New | Posted 09.18.2011 | Books

In the early 1980s, before the crackle and hum of a dial-up modem invaded our living room, my dad and I went to a local bookstore most Saturday evenin...

The Rise And Fall Of Borders: By The Numbers

The Week | Posted 09.17.2011 | Books

After filing for bankruptcy protection in February and closing nearly one-third of its stores, Borders now stands on the brink of a total liquidation,...