API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 01/06/2018, 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 (-). FIRE AND FURY, Michael Wolff / A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.
  • 2 (1). ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, Neil deGrasse Tyson / A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.
  • 3 (-). THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD, Douglas Preston / A frightening search for a lost civilization in the Honduran rain forest.
  • 4 (2). LEONARDO DA VINCI, Walter Isaacson / A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.
  • 5 (3). GRANT, Ron Chernow / A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term president of the United States.
  • 6 (-). HOME SWEET MURDER, James Patterson / A true-crime story involving a lawyer, his wife and a man claiming to be a Securities and Exchange Commission agent.
  • 7 (5). 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.
  • 8 (6). KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, David Grann / The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
  • 9 (-). WE'RE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE, Gabrielle Union / Essays by the actress and activist on love, step-parenting and living beyond personal tragedy.
  • 10 (12). HORSE SOLDIERS, Doug Stanton / A small group of Special Forces operatives fought the Taliban on horseback shortly after Sept. 11. The basis of the movie "12 Strong."
  • 11 (15). HILLBILLY ELEGY, JD Vance / A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of the white working class through the story of his own childhood.
  • 12 (7). PROMISE ME, DAD, Joe Biden / The former vice president recalls his toughest year in office, as his son battled brain cancer.
  • 13 (11). 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.
  • 14 (-). MURDER, INTERRUPTED, James Patterson / The real-life story of the fight between two men after one botches the murder of the other's wife.
  • 15 (8). ANDREW JACKSON AND THE MIRACLE OF NEW ORLEANS, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger / Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.