I haven't put my hands on a Kindle. But now I feel like I have a good sense of what it's like to use the device after reading Charles McGrath's piece today in The New York Times about taking it on a golf trip. A sample:
But if the Kindle isn't the future, exactly, it's a precursor. What it tells you, even if you are an unreconstructed book lover, is that the future will not be as hard to get used to as you imagined.