A bit more on the low-tech side are the newest "Spoken Word" CD sets from the British Library, featuring historic recordings of eminent writers discussing their work -- perfect for the snooty literati on your list. The three-CD American Writers set features F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tennessee Williams and Toni Morrison, among others. The three-CD British Writers set features 30 greats, including P.G. Wodehouse, Virginia Woolf and J.R.R. Tolkien. Don't forget to download the whole thing onto your ipod before gifting it. $23 at amazon.com

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