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Are unsold books headed for the dumpster?

Borders Time to start dumpster diving, readers! Inhabitat.com reports that Borders plans to trash any unsold books after the company closes the few remaining Waldenbooks stores (around 200 of them) by the end of January. According to the story public libraries around the country are contacting the stores to ask for donations, but it's cheaper for Borders just to rip off the covers and dump 'em.

Read the whole sad truth here.


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Joey Johnson

Bookstore dumpsters are the cleanest around!

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