API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 04/22/2017, 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 (-). SHATTERED, Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes / An examination of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.
  • 2 (-). THIS FIGHT IS OUR FIGHT, Elizabeth Warren / The Massachusetts senator offers a program for Democratic resistance to President Trump.
  • 3 (-). KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, David Grann / The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
  • 4 (2). 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; now the basis of a movie,
  • 5 (1). OLD SCHOOL, Bill O'Reilly and Bruce Feirstein / A defense of “old school” traditional values versus “snowflakes."
  • 6 (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.
  • 7 (-). BLACK PRIVILEGE, Charlamagne Tha God / The radio personality presents his life story and offers advice for success.
  • 8 (-). NOTE TO SELF, Connor Franta / The internet personality discloses his struggles with depression and other issues in short essays and diarylike entries.
  • 9 (-). THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, Rebecca Skloot / The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951. Originally published in 2010 and the basis of the HBO movie.
  • 10 (-). THE AMERICAN SPIRIT, David McCullough / A collection of speeches by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, focused on American values.
  • 11 (4). HIDDEN FIGURES, Margot Lee Shetterly / The story of the black women mathematicians at then-segregated NASA and its precursor. The basis of the movie.
  • 12 (-). THE THIRD WAVE, Steve Case / In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.
  • 13 (5). THE TRUE JESUS, David Limbaugh / The four Gospel stories are combined into a unified account.
  • 14 (-). THE LOST CITY OF Z, David Grann / A New Yorker writer searches for a British explorer who disappeared in the Amazon in 1925. Originally published in 2009 and the basis of the 2017 movie.
  • 15 (7). 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.