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No Points of Distribution

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 2/26/11 (8:03pm)

borders-logo.gif On the way home, I made a last sweep through our local Borders. I went through the bookshelves and magazine racks and wondered what exactly will be the extent of our access to print media when none of this is around any more. Is the publishing industry (no matter how vibrant or moribund) about to run out of outlets?