Books

5 Things NOT to Miss About Going to Borders

In general, Art Attack is pretty bummed about the closing of Borders. Their selection was always superb, their staff was very friendly, and we liked their rewards program miles better than that of Barnes and Noble. Visiting the bookstore was one of our regular weekend routines, and it is really sad to see them go.

This was made even worse after a visit to the Galleria location this weekend. We picked up a few comic trades at a discount, something we usually put off buying because it's hard to justify spending $20 on something we can read in an hour. Checking out, we expressed our sympathies to the employees, and offered our condolences on finding a job in the current environment.

"But you're probably tired of hearing that by now," we said.

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Jef Rouner (not cis, he/him) is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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