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of borders employees list grievances: 'ode to a bookstore death': Borders employees list grievances: 'Ode to a b...

of borders employees list grievances: 'ode to a bookstore death': Borders employees list grievances: 'Ode to a b...

Borders employees list grievances: 'Ode to a bookstore death' Yet another artifact from the slow, painful death of Borders has emerged. A fascinating look inside a (justifiably) angry bookseller’s mind, this manifesto of sorts, “Things We Never Told You: Ode to a bookstore death” informs us of what those helpful Borders folks had to put up with. (I have to admit — seeing the list, I realize I’ve been a bad customer in the past.) Hopefully, we’ll learn from our mistakes and treat the Barnes & Noble people better. The statements from the list are re-printed below — which ones do you agree with? ++ We hate when a book becomes popular simply because it was turned into a movie. ++ It confused us when we were asked where the non-fiction section is. ++ Nicholas Sparks is not a good writer … if you like him, fine, but facts are facts. ++ We greatly dislike the phrase “Quick questi...

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