MP3 books are a go go

Novels, poems and essays published in MP3

While MP3 is busy transforming the music industry it is also setting its sights on the publishing industry as -- a Website devoted to MP3 books -- launches Wednesday.

The Website will offer short stories, novels, poems and essays. All are downloadable and available for free. Authors featured include Will Self, Tom Wolfe and P.J O'Rourke.

The Web site intends to be a vehicle for writers and publishers who want to distribute works direct to the public via the Net.