Replicating / replacing paper books with electronic books becomes more and more viable as devices provide a better reading experience - and this works fine as long as you "just want to read the words - yet there is more to the experience. Understanding that every medium has its own qualities and potential is essential to appreciate it. Try this with eBooks:
(via Mediabistro, Facebook)
And now go get a book - Here's a list of independent bookstores in the US. I added Bird &Beckett in my new neighborhood Glen Park - great place to teach M about books and a wonderful reminder of the bookstore of Dr. Posch in my old neighborhood.