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Today Is The End – Borders Gone

from MediaBistro’s GalleyCat

Heartbreaking Borders Photograph

Reddit user Jessers25 took the photo embedded above at a Borders going out of business sale. In the photo, a Thomas Jefferson quote sat on a bare wall with a pile of dismantled bookshelves: “I cannot live without books.”

The photo has spawned hundreds of comments and a raging debate about the future of bookstores.

No matter what you think about mega-bookstores or Borders management, this is a sad year for everyone who loves books.

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Posted on September 18, 2011 by Editor

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