Crappy bookstore chain Borders is toast. So The Washington Post has asked readers to submit a three sentence novel about the store:

How will its rise and fall be remembered? Can you write the bookstore's story in a six word memoir? A three sentence novel — beginning, middle, end?

Here's mine — a Borders memoir:

"We pulled a Wal-Mart on the little guys, then the internet pulled a Wal-Mart on us. Our coffee sucks, too. Anyone need some Danielle Steel books?"

Submit yours in the comments!

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