NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Borders ( BGP) owes a long list of publishers and vendors over $260 million.

As the No. 2 book seller filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, experts say it is unlikely these debtors will get back much of what's owed to them.

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Here's a list of the publishers, entertainment companies and vendors waiting to see how much Borders will be able to pay up.
  • Penguin Putnam: $41.1 million
  • Hachette Book: $36.9 million
  • Simon & Schuster: $33.8 million
  • Random House: $33.5 million
  • Harper Collins: $25.8 million
  • Macmillan/MPS: $11.4 million
  • John Wiley and Sons: $11.2 million
  • Perseus Distribution: $7.8 million
  • Source Interlink: $6.9 million
  • Twentieth Century Fox: $6.4 million
  • Seattle's Best Coffee: $5 million
  • F&W Media: $5 million
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: $4.4 million
  • Sony Music: $4.3 million
  • Workman Publishing: $4 million
  • Diamond Comic Distributors: $3.9 million
  • UMGD: $3.8 million
  • Warner Elektra Atlantic: $3.4 million
  • The McGraw-Hill Companies: $3 million
  • Sony Pictures: $2.9 million
  • Pearson Education: $2.9 million
  • Rosetta Stone: $2.2 million
  • National Book Network: $2 million
  • --Written by Jeanine Poggi in New York.

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