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Generate e-books in EPUB or MOBI from websites

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Generate ebooks in epub (for iBooks) or mobi (for Kindle) from a collection of web links and feeds.

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Install with pip:

$ pip install getbook

Note: this program only works on Python3.5+.

You may need to install kindlegen to create mobi format books.


There are serval ways to generate books.

  1. You can generate a book from a feed:

    $ getbook -u
  2. It is also possible to generate books from a config JSON file:

    $ getbook -f ./book.json

Use --format=mobi to generate mobi file for kindle:

$ getbook -f ./book.json --format=mobi

JSON Format

The required fields in book.json are:

  1. uid: the filename of the book

  2. title: book title

  3. author: author of the book

  4. chapters or sections

Get some examples in


This program is licensed under APGL.

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