I have been an atheist almost all of my 60-plus years and have had many conversations with sympathizers along the same lines that Mr. Harris has followed. However, I've never encountered so much eloquence on these issues in one place. The book is awesome, and I'm enthusiastically recommending it to my friends.
I'm sure "people of faith" will have little choice but to pretend it doesn't exist or else try to limit its distribution. Let's hope the TV interview gives it some unstoppable momentum.