The Kindle 2 is a “fundamentally better experience than inked paper. Jeff Bezos—Amazon’s founder and C.E.O.—has built a machine that marks a cultural revolution. Printed books, the most important artifacts of human civilization, are going to join newspapers and magazines on the road to obsolescence.”
Jacob Weisberg, the editor-in-chief of the Slate Group/Newsweek
The Kindle is the logical evolution of a 500-year-old analog technology that terrifies the $24 billion book-publishing industry already faint from Amazon's growing dominance.