Kindle Books in Snack Sizes

There has been discussion about adding video, color pictures, links, and other extras to ebooks to raise the price.

Here is the flip side of that idea:

FT Press is selling stripped-down, 1,000- to 2,000-word versions of books, for $1.99, and a new series of essays of about 5,000 words, for $2.99.

Full story in the NYT