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Yesterday, the Columbus Circle Borders said it might close at the end of the day, but they've decided to stick it out until this evening. That being said, the Awl has put together a list of what they believe are the 33 best books left. This includes Burning Up: On Tour With the Jonas Brothers and a fictional book about the Cubs. Side note: Out of habit, we accidentally responded with an "okay, cool" when Borders told us that today was their last day, to which they responded back, "No, it's really not cool." [The Awl]