is a simple eBook reader for the iPhone. It reads HTML and text files stored in your Media/EBooks folder, and is smart enough to enter subdirectories, if, for instance, you’ve broken a book down by chapters.

Eventually, this project will include a simple method of syncing eBooks to your iPhone. At the moment, that’s handled by iPHUC and a shell script called As of v. 0.4.2, this script is a separate download. is recommended for use with Project Gutenberg texts, in conjunction with GutenMark, a fantastic PG markup tool by Ronald Burkey, which makes pretty HTML out of Gutenberg .txt files, and splits them by chapter using a second tool. I have, for the hell of it, included a copy of Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs, which you can download here and expand into your Media/EBooks directory on your iPhone, so you can easily judge the reading experience. Unlike the earlier copy of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (which is still available in the Downloads section), this directory and its files will work with

New as of version 0.6!

Single-tap scrolling! Tap at the bottom of the screen to scroll down one page, tap at the top to scroll up.

Inverted text mode! Great for night reading. Thanks to Chris Born for implementing this.

Several shiny new buttons designed by Chris Born!