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July 31, 2011 4:17 PM

Borders' demise isn't all good news for smaller booksellers

They've survived Amazon, e-books and big-box retailers — at least so far. Now independent bookstores are trying to find their way in a post-Borders world. Some are hoping for a boost in business from former Borders customers. Meanwhile, they remain beset by the same factors that helped kill Borders: Amazon and the exponential growth in electronic book sales.

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