API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 03/28/2020, 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 SPLENDID AND THE VILE, Erik Larson / An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
  • 2 (2). UNTAMED, Glennon Doyle / The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
  • 3 (3). EDUCATED, Tara Westover / The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
  • 4 (-). LADY IN WAITING, Anne Glenconner / A memoir that provides a look into the royal family by a lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret.
  • 5 (5). THE GREAT INFLUENZA, John M Barry / An overview of the 1918 flu epidemic and cautionary tale for similar kinds of large-scale outbreaks.
  • 6 (-). THE OFFICE, Andy Greene / An oral history of the sitcom from its beginnings on the BBC through its nine-season run on American network TV.
  • 7 (6). THE MAMBA MENTALITY, Kobe Bryant / Various skills and techniques used on the court by the late Los Angeles Lakers player.
  • 8 (4). OPEN BOOK, Jessica Simpson with Kevin Carr O’Leary / The singer, actress and fashion designer discloses times of success, trauma and addiction.
  • 9 (7). 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.
  • 10 (9). SAPIENS, Yuval Noah Harari / How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
  • 11 (8). THE GIFT OF FORGIVENESS, Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt / Stories, interviews and reflections on the act of letting go of resentment.
  • 12 (11). TALKING TO STRANGERS, Malcolm Gladwell / Famous examples of miscommunication serve as the backdrop to explain potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
  • 13 (-). THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, Bessel van der Kolk / How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
  • 14 (13). 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.
  • 15 (12). SAY NOTHING, Patrick Radden Keefe / A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.