Development on Thokbook is continuing. A new version will be out soon, with lots of new features, including a GUI and the ability to export your database to a Palm Pilot.
If you want to try out the new version, you can check it out of CVS.
Thokbook can now be downloaded in one package.
All of those annoying little perl scripts are now gone. There is one central program (thokbook) that allows you total control from the command line!
Thokbook now asks your for the database details when compiling, and allows you to override them with a configuration file ($HOME/.thokbookrc) .... read more
Thokbook now uses Amazon.com to get book data. Now Thokbook is easier & faster to use! Try it out and send feedback!
IMPORTANT NOTE: The database format has changed. If you created a database under a previous, you will have to destroy and re-create it.
Thokbook has now been ported to MySQL and DBD::CSV (flat file pseudo-database). Try it out and send me feedback!
IMPORTANT NOTE: The database format has changed. If you created a database under version 0.01, you will have to destroy and re-create it.
I'd like to proudly announce the very first release of thokbook!
Download it from
and let me know what you think!
I've started work on thokbook again, after a long time off. My company went under and I had to look for a new job and settle in.
Sorry for all those who have been waiting for a release. I hope to have one soon!