The epubr R package provides functions supporting the reading and parsing of internal e-book content from EPUB files. It has been updated to v0.6.0 on CRAN. This post highlights new functionality. The key improvements focus on cases where EPUB files have poorly arranged text when loaded into R as a result of their metadata entries and archive file structure. library(epubr) file <- system.file("dracula.epub", package = "epubr") (x <- epub(file)) #> # A tibble: 1 x 9 #> rights identifier creator title language subject date source data #> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <chr> <lis> #> 1 Public~ http://www.