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AADL Talks To: Jody Kohn, former PR and Publicity for Borders

Jody Kohn
Jody Kohn

In this episode, AADL Talks To Jody Kohn, who worked for Borders in various roles, including merchandising, PR, Publicity, and Promotions, and director of communications for international stores. She witnessed many changes over the course of her career, and discusses the history of Borders as a brick and mortar from its origins in 1971 through the 1990s and later years. 

Small Bookstores in Ann Arbor: Common Language & Aunt Agatha's, April 1995 Photographer: Lon Horwedel

Small Bookstores in Ann Arbor: Common Language & Aunt Agatha's, April 1995 image
Year:
1995
Published In:
Ann Arbor News, April 24, 1995
Caption:
Jamie Agnew, left, Kelly, center, Robin and 1-year-old Robert Agnew, right, in the Agnews' Aunt Agatha's Book Shop on Fourth Street in Ann Arbor. Kelly operates the Common Language book store next door. The new Borders and Barnes & Noble stores have forced smaller stores like Agatha's and Common Language to band together to compete.

Area bookstores are top shelf

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5
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September
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1995
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Page-turner

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24
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April
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1995
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Girl-buddies and poetic personals

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7
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November
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1994
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Rebuilding The Union

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6
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September
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1984
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Book Learning

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22
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November
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1994
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