I think it’s harder to just sit down and read book with so many other things (internet, TV, video games) vying for attention but as you pointed out, I don’t actually think that means people are reading less when you consider all of the reading people do online.

I’m warming up to the idea of the Kindle. At first I wasn’t too into the idea because I couldn’t imagine getting rid of my books. But now the more I hear about the Kindle and all of its features the more I’m jumping on that band wagon. Being able to do a search of the text is especially appealing. I wish I had that for college classes!

There’s an interesting article from The New Yorker about e-readers