Overview

Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to 'encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks'. It was founded in 1971 by Michael S. Hart and is the oldest digital library. This dataset is a collection of the top 1000 most popular books on Project Gutenberg, as determined by downloads. Each book has information about its authorship, publication date, congressional classication, and a few other fields. It also has some simple, computed statistics based on common metrics such as sentiment analysis, Flesch Kincaid Reading level, and average sentence length.

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?sort_order=downloads

Downloads

Download all of the following files.

Usage

This library has 1 function you can use.
(require "classics.rkt")
(get-books false)
Additionally, some of the functions can optionally return Big Data using an extra argument. If you use this Big Data, it may be much slower. Wait until you are sure your code is correct before using these examples.
(require "classics.rkt")
; These may be slow!
(get-books true)

Documentation

 get-books(test)

Returns books from the dataset.