E-books still having a difficult time catching on

One From Canada.com: For book lovers, no digital device has yet proven as cool or as user-friendly as the iPod has for more than 42 million music lovers. Most books are still printed on paper — much like they have been since Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press in 1450.

“They’re not as aesthetically pleasing and they don’t have the same tactile feel as paper,” the 61-year-old Mr. Simpson said of e-readers, although he does like his machine’s ability to do searches and look up words.