There's more on Amazon and Google stepping into the ebook fray in today's NYTimes:
Envisioning the Next Chapter for Electronic Books
By BRAD STONE
Published: September 6, 2007
Two new offerings from Web giants this fall will test if consumers are ready to leave the paper book behind.
There are also some interesting comments to the article on TechCrunch.
Plus, Google is offering a new tool enabling people to embed the text from a book directly into a blog or other website.