>I've not read Thom's or Darrel's books, but I can tell you >that David Busch's Nikon D800/D800E Guide to Digital SLR >Photography is Excellent. He did not rush to get a book out' >but spent two or three extra months with the D800 before >publishing. I used his book for the D300 and the D800 book is >even better. > I have his D3s and D800/D800e books and have found both to very clear in the explanations of each camera's features and how to make the best use of those features. I have not seen the other books, so I can't comment.