Talks fall through to buy 30 Borders stores

FILE - In this file photo made March 31, 2009, a Borders Books & Music sign is displayed at the bookstore in Peabody, Mass. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

July 26, 2011 8:50:40 AM PDT
Bookstore chain Books-A-Million Inc. says its last-minute talks to buy the leases and assets of 30 Borders bookstores out of bankruptcy have fallen through.