API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 04/14/2018, 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 (-). FASCISM: A Warning, Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward / The former secretary of state examines the legacy of fascism in the 20th century and its potential revival.
  • 2 (1). KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, David Grann / The story of a murder spree in 1920s Oklahoma that targeted Osage Indians, whose lands contained oil.
  • 3 (4). EDUCATED, Tara Westover / The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
  • 4 (5). RUSSIAN ROULETTE, Michael Isikoff and David Corn / Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia's possible involvement.
  • 5 (7). I'LL BE GONE IN THE DARK, Michelle McNamara / The late true-crime journalist's search for the serial murderer and rapist known as "the Golden State Killer."
  • 6 (2). FACTFULNESS, Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund / A look at our biases and the argument for why the world is in a better state than we might think.
  • 7 (-). NATURAL CAUSES, Barbara Ehrenreich / A look at aging, the ways people try to control the inevitable and strategies for accepting mortality.
  • 8 (3). TIGER WOODS, Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian / A deeper look at the personal and professional triumphs and disasters of the champion golfer.
  • 9 (15). ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY, Neil deGrasse Tyson / A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the laws that govern the universe.
  • 10 (-). HOMO DEUS, Yuval Noah Harari / A provocative look into the future by the author of “Sapiens.”
  • 11 (13). SECRET EMPIRES, Peter Schweizer / The author of “Clinton Cash” describes what some politicians might do to enrich themselves while in office.
  • 12 (11). KILLING THE DEEP STATE, Jerome R Corsi / The conservative commentator describes a secret conspiracy to undermine the Trump presidency. From the author of "The Obama Nation."
  • 13 (10). THIS IS ME, Chrissy Metz / A star of “This Is Us” describes her journey toward self-acceptance.
  • 14 (-). FIRE AND FURY, Michael Wolff / A journalist offers an inside account of the first year of the Trump White House.
  • 15 (6). A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME, Stephen Hawking / The British cosmologist reviews efforts to create a unified theory of the universe; first published in 1988.