From the AnnArbor.com
Northbrook, Il.-based Hilco Trading LLC announced today that it had donated “academic quality books” worth about $130,000 to Chicago schools.
More than 8,000 books — which Hilco had to buy from the Borders estate — “were hand-selected” from the 399 stores Borders is closing as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy liquidation, the liquidator said in a news release.
From the News Release:
Hilco’s donation of more than 8,000 books included titles covering science, math, poetry, travel, hobbies, Chicago history, business, computers, careers, politics, law and more. The books were hand-selected and purchased by Hilco from Borders Book Stores across the U.S.