NEW YORK (MainStreet) – We’re not sure if this is a clearance sale or a going-out-of-business sale. Borders (Stock Quote: BGP) – which saw its stock plummet Tuesday morning on bankruptcy fears – is offering some serious discounts right now. You can get up to 75% off select books, and all calendars are 50% off. The sale is valid in stores and online, but there’s obviously a wider selection in the online store.

There are a few dozen books on sale for 50% off, including memoirs by such elder statesmen as Jimmy Carter and Ricky Martin (marked down to $15 and $13.48, respectively). There are even deeper discounts on kids’ items, like this Captain Underpants T-shirt marked all the way down from $12.99 to $4.99 (probably because no self-respecting Captain Underpants fan would be caught wearing anything more than underpants and a cape). 

Finally, if you’ve put off getting a calendar until now, you can get discounts on the remaining ones: Wall and desk calendars are all 50%, including this dog-a-day calendar for $6.49 and cat-a-day calendar for the same price.

There is no set time limit, and items are only available while supplies last (or until the company goes under).

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