API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 07/25/2020, 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). TOO MUCH AND NEVER ENOUGH, Mary L Trump / The clinical psychologist gives her assessment of events and patterns inside her family and how they shaped President Trump.
  • 2 (-). THE ANSWER IS ..., Alex Trebek / Who is the Canadian-American who got his break on American TV by hosting the game show “The Wizard of Odds” and whose pronunciation of the word “genre” has been shared widely on social media?
  • 3 (2). WHITE FRAGILITY, Robin DiAngelo / Historical and cultural analyses on what causes defensive moves by white people and how this inhibits cross-racial dialogue.
  • 4 (-). HOW TO DESTROY AMERICA IN THREE EASY STEPS, Ben Shapiro / The conservative commentator describes what he perceives as threats to American history, ideals and culture.
  • 5 (3). HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, Ibram X Kendi / A primer for creating a more just and equitable society through identifying and opposing racism.
  • 6 (4). 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.
  • 7 (5). UNTAMED, Glennon Doyle / The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
  • 8 (-). ON TYRANNY, Timothy Snyder / Twenty lessons from the 20th century about the course of tyranny.
  • 9 (7). 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 (8). SO YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT RACE, Ijeoma Oluo / A look at the contemporary racial landscape of the United States.
  • 11 (-). TWILIGHT OF DEMOCRACY, Anne Applebaum / The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian looks at the rise of nationalism and authoritarianism around the world.
  • 12 (10). THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE, Erik Larson / An examination of the leadership of the prime minister Winston Churchill.
  • 13 (-). EDUCATED, Tara Westover / The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
  • 14 (-). WALKING WITH THE WIND, John Lewis and Michael D'Orso / A memoir by the recently deceased leader in the American civil rights movement and representative for Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District.
  • 15 (15). 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.