API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 12/09/2017, 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). LEONARDO DA VINCI, Walter Isaacson / A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
  • 2 (3). GRANT, Ron Chernow / A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
  • 3 (-). LET TRUMP BE TRUMP, Corey R Lewandowski and David N Bossie / Insider accounts of the Republican presidential campaign and its outcome by two of its advisers.
  • 4 (8). ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger / Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.
  • 5 (4). OBAMA, Pete Souza / More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
  • 6 (2). ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, Neil deGrasse Tyson / A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.
  • 7 (9). KILLING ENGLAND, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard / Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from several perspectives.
  • 8 (10). BOBBY KENNEDY, Chris Matthews / The New York senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
  • 9 (7). PROMISE ME, DAD, Joe Biden / The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.
  • 10 (-). THE LAST BLACK UNICORN, Tiffany Haddish / The comedian recounts growing up in South Central Los Angeles, exacting revenge on an ex-boyfriend and finding success after a period of homelessness.
  • 11 (15). KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, David Grann / The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
  • 12 (-). NATURAL DISASTER, Ginger Zee / The ABC News meteorologist discusses her career, relationships and struggles with depression.
  • 13 (11). SISTERS FIRST, Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush / How the twin daughters of former president George W. Bush grew up in the public eye.
  • 14 (12). WHAT HAPPENED, Hillary Rodham Clinton / An inside look at her campaign and how she recovered in its aftermath.
  • 15 (13). COLLUSION, Luke Harding / The British journalist recounts his meeting with the former MI6 officer Christopher Steele and makes his case for a connection between Moscow and Donald Trump.