I got hold of the US edition hardback of this a year or so ago, and finally got round to reading it while on holiday earlier this year. Great fun and light to read, the Manifesto offers some valuable and obvious truths about the impact of the internet on us as consumers, employees and businesspeople. As someone who works with the web on a daily basis and uses it as a communications tool, I found the book stimulating and thought provoking. some great ideas to take and develop into programmes within your business.
The book did ramble on occasions, though, and could have benefitted from more stringent editing. As it is, the structure of the book, with multiple authors, has given rise to a fair amount of repetition. This can be a good thing in order to drive vital points home, but they do overcook it somewhat.
Overall though, well worth the effort, and if you are in business you should have read this book, as it offers a simple and direct way to use the net to create and enhance those all important conversations with your market.