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Posts tagged: Borders Books

Closing the Borders

Remember learning to read: the feel of books and struggling to carry them around as a child?  Remember lugging them in the hallways of school or down the road to home?  

How we read has changed recently as much as what we read as adults. And the book industry is suffering; bookstores are going bankrupt - stores like Borders.

 Tom and Louis Borders opened their first store in 1971, selling used books in Ann Arbor.Now Borders is seeking court approval to sell off its assets after it failed to receive any bids that would keep it in business.

 We know you read EndNotes; where and how do you access other good words? Are you an e-reader or do you like your books as paper only?

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