The printed word is dead and everybody knows it. But that won’t stop the bigwigs at Corporate from trying to salvage their investments and keep the shareholders from jumping ship. “We’ll turn this thing around in twelve months!” they boasted in the latest earnings report.
It’s all bullshit. The writing is on the wall, no pun intended.
We, the workers at Boundaries Books & Cafe, know we probably won’t have jobs a year from now. For some of us that would be no big deal. For others it’s the end of an era, a change nobody wanted and no one is ready for. How will each of us get through this last chaotic year at the bookstore?