Audio-books for the iPod get a review from the NY Times and Stephen Levy looks at how the iPod is driving the future of music.

We’ve mentioned audio books a few times on PSFK (including the disposable variety), now – a little late – the NY Times picks up on the idea that people with music players might not only want to listen to music:

When finished next month, they will not exist in CD form but will be available only to mouse-clickers on Audible.com, one of several Internet sites featuring digital audio versions of books, periodicals and spoken-word content. Unlike onscreen e-books, which never quite caught on, downloadable audiobooks have taken off, driven by the explosive popularity of the iPod.

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