NetFlix for Books
Another Microsoftie has come up with a fabulous new idea for a service: book rental!
[Yes, you do detect some slight sarcasm.]
[Ok, it's not slight.]
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 6, 2007:
"Paperspine aims to be a Netflix for books"
Other than eliminating the due dates (which is why they charge, of course).....
OCLC has been playing with this idea for a while: