1. Stephen Balbach
  2. New-Books

Overview

HTTPS SSH

new-books

'nb' monitors a watchlist of authors and sends an email alert whenever a new book is published. It is useful for keeping track of favorite authors to be notified when they release a new book. It uses LibraryThing as a database but doesn't require an account there.

Example email output:

Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 06:10:44 -0400
From: notify@ab.net
To: stephen@ab.net
Subject: New Books at LibraryThing

1 new work for Mark Lynas (lynasmark)

* The God Species: How Humans Really Can Save the Planet...

http://www.librarything.com/author/lynasmark

See nb.txt for docs