The Internet! Books! Everyone and Her Brother Duking It Out

Tons 'o commentary lately on how the internet is or is not messing with our minds and how "the book" is or is not dead or dying. On the topic of "Internet: Dumb or Not?," this in today'Wall Street JournalClay Shirky v. Nicholas Carr. On the future of books and publishing, in this corner we have Garrison Keillor. And in this corner,Jason Epstein. (My "lately" adjective falls apart a bit here: Epstein's essay appeared in March. But you get my drift.) (Or at least I hope you do.)