The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

From FlavorWire: “The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World” — “We can’t overestimate the importance of bookstores — they’re community centers, places to browse and discover, and monuments to literature all...

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What the Borders Books Closing Means

Following up on yesterday’s thoughts on the closing of Borders, let’s take a look at some of the “Now What?” and “So What?” of what the Borders Books closing means....

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One Month Later: Thoughts on Borders Books Closing

It’s been one month since Borders Books, the second largest U.S. bookstore chain, announced its plans to liquidate and close all of its remaining 399 stores (Wall Street Journal: “Borders...

Borders and the Fate of Bookstores?

With rumors of a Borders bankruptcy growing noisier with each passing week, the Wall Street Journal has an article connecting the dots between the decline of the book megastore chain,...


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