That could very well be the reaction of any book lover to this article in The Hindu.

The objective of the article being a review of the tablet reader – Kindle DX, the author muddles it up with crystal ball gazing under the title of the article ‘Bye, Bye Paperback?”

Will you marry convenience and digital permanence or would you rather stick with the frailty of a paperback? I pondered over that question, with the new Amazon Kindle DX in my hands. How close is it to the experience of reading a real book?

Well, all we can say is that e-book readers are not meant to replace books just as TV was never meant to replace radio.  Both provide different experiences to the user and have their own merits & demerits.