Have you heard anyone say p-books?
This, as you might have guessed, is what "some" are now calling those non-e-book things. The word makes Scott McLemee queasy, but I have to say, I don't hate it. Dead trees is getting old.
It pains me to have to tell you that McLemee calls p-book a "neologism." Such, evidently, is the sad state of our public intellectuals.
I kid, I kid. Scott McLemee is always worth reading.
Oh, and about the hyphen? I thought about not using it, especially with the non- prefix, and I expect it to vanish soon, just as it did from e-mail. Something else to keep an eye on. Here's how it stands now, though:
(Also: can monsters really be plush?)