API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 07/04/2020, 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). THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENED, John Bolton / The former national security advisor gives his account of the 17 months he spent working for President Trump.
  • 2 (2). WHITE FRAGILITY, Robin DiAngelo / Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
  • 3 (3). HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, Ibram X Kendi / A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
  • 4 (4). STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING, Ibram X Kendi / Winner of the 2016 National Book Award for nonfiction. A look at anti-Black racist ideas and their effect on the course of American history.
  • 5 (5). SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE, Ijeoma Oluo / A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.
  • 6 (7). UNTAMED, Glennon Doyle / The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
  • 7 (6). BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, Ta-Nehisi Coates / Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for nonfiction. A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story, framed as a letter to the author's teenage son.
  • 8 (9). THE COLOR OF LAW, Richard Rothstein / An examination of the ways in which the government caused residential segregation through racial zoning and other systemic practices.
  • 9 (-). BEGIN AGAIN, Eddie S Glaude Jr / An appraisal of the life and work of James Baldwin and their meaning in relation to the Black Lives Matter movement and the Trump presidency.
  • 10 (10). JUST MERCY, Bryan Stevenson / A law professor and MacArthur grant recipient’s memoir of his decades of work to free innocent people condemned to death.
  • 11 (12). THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE, Erik Larson / An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
  • 12 (8). ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY, Layla F Saad / Ways to understand and possibly counteract white privilege.
  • 13 (14). BORN A CRIME, Trevor Noah / A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
  • 14 (15). BECOMING, Michelle Obama / The former first lady describes her journey from the South Side of Chicago to the White House, and how she balanced work, family and her husband’s political ascent.
  • 15 (-). THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS, Isabel Wilkerson / An account of the Great Migration of 1915-70, in which nearly six million African-Americans abandoned the South.