From Local, to Global, to Gone: On the Rise and Fall of Borders Books

The following essay by Tom Borders is excerpted from Among Friends: An Illustrated Oral History of American Book Publishing & Bookselling in the 20th Century, edited by Buz Teacher and Janet Bukovinsky Teacher (Two Trees Press). * In 1970, Louis Borders was working in a bookstore in Boston while attending M.I.T. He suggested two start-up business ideas to […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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From Local, to Global, to Gone: On the Rise and Fall of Borders Books

The following essay by Tom Borders is excerpted from Among Friends: An Illustrated Oral History of American Book Publishing & Bookselling in the 20th Century, edited by Buz Teacher and Janet Bukovinsky Teacher (Two Trees Press). * In 1970, Louis Borders was working in a bookstore in Boston... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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