To book, or not to book.

There’s an interesting discussion going on at Techcrunch about the future of books.
– Paul Carr: [url=http://techcrunch.com/2010/04/11/who-needs-catch-22-when-you-have-flight-control/]I Admit It, The iPad Is A Kindle Killer. I Just Wish It Weren’t Going To Kill Reading Too[/url]
– Cody Brown (21y old guest blogger): [url=http://techcrunch.com/2010/04/11/dear-authors-your-next-book-should-be-an-app-not-an-ibook/]Dear Authors, Your Next Book Should be an App, Not an iBook[/url]
(also see comments)
I’m really on Paul Carr’s side here. I love paper, I come from a book loving family (my mother owns a bookshop), and one of my next purchases will be an eBook reader (eInk!). Am I already too old to consider the ‘current development’ a good thing?