API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 11/11/2017, 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 (-). OBAMA, Pete Souza / More than 300 pictures of the former president by his White House photographer, with behind-the-scenes stories.
  • 2 (1). LEONARDO DA VINCI, Walter Isaacson / A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
  • 3 (-). HACKS, Donna Brazile / An account of the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee and the fights within the party during the 2016 campaign.
  • 4 (2). BOBBY KENNEDY, Chris Matthews / The New York senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for president.
  • 5 (5). GRANT, Ron Chernow / A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
  • 6 (4). 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.
  • 7 (3). ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger / Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.
  • 8 (-). WHAT UNITES US, Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner / A collection of essays that define the historical changes and essential institutions of America to suggest ways to overcome divisions within the country.
  • 9 (6). KILLING ENGLAND, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard / Major events and battles during the Revolutionary War are told from several perspectives.
  • 10 (-). PLAYING WITH FIRE, Lawrence O'Donnell / A recounting of the unexpected events of the 1968 presidential election.
  • 11 (10). WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER, Ta-Nehisi Coates / A series of essays that cover each year of the Obama administration, the writer's own journey and the echoes of American history in modern times.
  • 12 (7). WHAT HAPPENED, Hillary Rodham Clinton / An inside look at her campaign and how she recovered in its aftermath.
  • 13 (14). ENDURANCE, Scott Kelly / A memoir by the retired astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station.
  • 14 (-). YOU CAN'T SPELL AMERICA WITHOUT ME, Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen / A satirical memoir of the 45th president's first year in office.
  • 15 (-). GOD, Reza Aslan / A history of religion and an examination of the impulse to humanize the divine.