Will e-readers become the big sellers this holiday season? (I mean, besides Sarah Palin's book).
From the Times:
"When asked what they would like to get as a gift this year, about 1 in 10 cited a digital book reader. Portable music players, once the hot holiday ticket, got just 3.4% of the vote, while game consoles came in at 6%, according to the survey commissioned by Retrevo, a gadget review website."
Read the whole story here.
Before these shoppers buy, though, they might want to read this story at TheBookseller.com, which reports that a number of Princeton students say they're dissatisfied with the Kindle DX. And they got the devices free (as part of an initiative to use less paper). One called it "a poor excuse of an academic tool."