Column: B&N rolled out Nook before it was ready

12/10/2009 | NYTimes.com

Barnes & Noble has launched its eagerly anticipated electronic book reader, the Nook. Unfortunately, as columnist David Pogue describes, B&N has done a bit of overselling and under-delivering when it comes to the Nook. Pogue's overall view is that Amazon's Kindle remains the reigning king of e-book readers, but if B&N can get the Nook to live up to its hype, it could be a contender.

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