The e-book, the e-reader, and the future of reading by Matthew Shaer
Do we really want to curl up with an e-book? by CSM editor, John Yemma
The second link is to an editorial, a circumspect, the first explores some of the pros and cons, but concludes with:
"Even the most dedicated futurists agree that the adoption of e-reading will follow a slow curve, expanding outward from a cadre of early adopters to the public at large.
“I think we’re in the very early stages of assembling a tool kit that will enable a tremendous amount of experimentation,” says Mike Shatzkin, CEO of The Idea Logical Company, a consulting firm. “It will be many years before we figure out what the new book forms will be and what impact they’ll have on the way people think and behave.”
In the meantime, readers may inhabit a happy middle ground"