Why would you assume that if there are fewer Barnes & Nobles, there will suddenly be more people dashing to BN.com?
In the 1990s, the same ABA filed suit against Barnes & Noble and Borders for similar practices.
Barnes quotes E.M. Forster: “One death may explain itself, but it throws no light upon another.”
If that's the case, then the Barnes Noble and Borders debacle isn't just a question of censoring the transgender body.
Putting together two things is what Barnes does to fine effect in the second section of Levels of Life.
No doubt Barnes thought he was conducting the business very smartly and diplomatically.
Barnes was incongruously named when he was given the name of Harry.
Doctor Barnes came closer and gazed reverently down upon the dead face.
We buried him with the usual ceremonies, and Mr. Barnes took command.
Barnes, looking around quickly to see who had read his inmost thoughts, met the firm glance of his antagonist.