Bookstores Drop Suit Against Chains

Yahoo is reporting The
independent bookstores have
dropped their antitrust lawsuit against book giants
Barnes &Noble and Borders in exchange for $4.7
million.

Both sides claim they won.

``Fizzle. Fizzle. Fizzle,\'\' said Stephanie Oda,
who publishes
Subtext, a Connecticut newsletter covering the
bookselling
industry. ``Business is not fair. This is a capitalistic
system.\'\'

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