Morning Book Links: A Border's Autopsy and an OWS Reading of 'Bartleby'

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How did Border’s die? “When Borders declared bankruptcy in February, more than 200 of its 400 outlets were still ‘highly profitable,’ says its final chief executive officer, Mike Edwards.” [BusinessWeek]

Martin Amis’s biography might be badly written, but this review is excellent. [FT]

More thoughts on Q.R. Markham. Is it pastiche? A collage? Or plagiarism? [New Yorker]

Morris Philipson, who directed the University of Chicago Press for 30 years, has died. [Chicago Tribune]

Howard Suber, the UCLA professor who had his research lifted by Pauline Kael, compares the experience to rape. [The Wrap]

A reading of Melville’s Bartleby at Occupy Wall Street yesterday. [McNally Jackson]