Sony e-book a must for the bookworm

Anonymous Patron writes “I suppose unless you’re in Japan this won’t matter, but the review for Sony’s new Librie electronic book reader are beginning to trickle in. The Age says it doesn’t quite equal ink on a page in clarity, but it comes remarkably close.

Small Times has a nice round up as well.

Ultimately, e-book manufacturers might be constraining themselves by focusing too closely on mimicking the form of a book, according to Allen. “There are things a book can’t do, like animated graphics,� she said. “Imagine the freedom you could have.�

They say other Japanese manufacturers are also working on similar products.”