SilentChris writes "As of 3 PM EST, major websites were finally 'permitted' to release their reviews of Halo 2. The verdict: near perfect scores. Check out reviews by Gamespot, IGN, and GameSpy. Bungie has done it again!"
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.