A window display celebrating the 40th anniversary of Borders is shown at the company's flagship store in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put ... more 
A window display celebrating the 40th anniversary of Borders is shown at the company's flagship store in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. Borders, which helped pioneer superstores that put countless mom-and-pop bookshops out of business, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, sunk by crushing debt and sluggishness in adapting to a rapidly changing industry. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Carlos Osorio
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 8:38 AM EST