I'm a rare book dealer, but since getting an e-reader older reading media seem awkward and cumbersome.
Here's an excerpt from Gekoski's column in a recent issue of The Guardian:
...as I discovered on our way to Heathrow, I had forgotten to take my Kindle. This has never happened to me before, for it is now so essential that I almost buy it a companion ticket. When it became clear, checking my bags for the third time, that I was now Kindle-less, I had a reaction so acute as to qualify, almost, as an anxiety attack. No Kindle? What was I going to do?
Read the article in its entirety here.
And, afterwards, read my post to understand why I am crazy about my Kindle Fire: "The best thing since sliced bread for book-lovers (a Facebook conversation)".