API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 03/11/2017, fetched from The New York Times Books API. To see the Django views.py that calls and parses the API, visit the code on Github.
  • 1 (1). PORTRAITS OF COURAGE, George W Bush / Sixty-six color paintings and a four-panel mural, accompanied by brief biographies, show members of the military who have served since 9/11. By the former president.
  • 2 (3). HILLBILLY ELEGY, J D Vance / A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
  • 3 (2). HIDDEN FIGURES, Margot Lee Shetterly / The story of the black women mathematicians at then-segregated NASA and its precursor. The basis of the movie.
  • 4 (4). KILLING THE RISING SUN, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard / The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.
  • 5 (6). THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE, Diane Ackerman / How a Warsaw couple sheltered Jews and members of the Resistance during World War II. Originally published in 2007.
  • 6 (-). THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD, Douglas Preston / A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.
  • 7 (10). WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, Paul Kalanithi / A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
  • 8 (-). ON TYRANNY, Timothy Snyder / Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
  • 9 (13). BIG AGENDA, David Horowitz / A battle plan for the Trump White House.
  • 10 (-). DEAR IJEAWELE, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie / A feminist manifesto in 15 suggestions for empowering a daughter to become a strong, independent woman.
  • 11 (-). THE STRANGER IN THE WOODS, Michael Finkel / The story of a hermit who lived by stealing food in the Maine woods for 27 years until caught in 2013.
  • 12 (-). BLITZED, Norman Ohler Translated Shaun Whiteside / An account of the Third Reich’s widespread use of drugs, particularly methamphetamines.
  • 13 (9). THE MAGNOLIA STORY, Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino / The couple who star in the HGTV show “Fixer Upper.”
  • 14 (-). THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE, Thomas L Friedman / How globalization, climate change and the accelerating pace of technology are reshaping the world.
  • 15 (-). BORN A CRIME, Trevor Noah / A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show.”