API Example: The New York Times Books API

This page shows the current top 15 "Combined Print and E-Book Nonfiction" titles for 03/16/2019, 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). 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.
  • 2 (3). EDUCATED, Tara Westover / The daughter of survivalists, who is kept out of school, educates herself enough to leave home for university.
  • 3 (5). BAD BLOOD, John Carreyrou / The rise and fall of Theranos, the biotech startup that failed to deliver on its promise to make blood testing more efficient.
  • 4 (4). BORN A CRIME, Trevor Noah / A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the host of “The Daily Show.”
  • 5 (-). MAMA'S LAST HUG, Frans de Waal / The death of a chimpanzee matriarch frames a broader look into the world of animal and human emotions.
  • 6 (6). THE UNINHABITABLE EARTH, David Wallace-Wells / How climate-related crises may cause food shortages, refugee emergencies and other catastrophes.
  • 7 (10). SAPIENS, Yuval Noah Harari / How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.
  • 8 (8). SAY NOTHING, Patrick Radden Keefe / A look at the conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles.
  • 9 (7). THE THREAT, Andrew G McCabe / The former deputy director of the F.B.I. describes major events of his career and the ways the agency works to protect Americans.
  • 10 (2). THE CASE FOR TRUMP, Victor Davis Hanson / A defense stating that the current president adopted several traditional conservative positions.
  • 11 (-). THE POWER OF HABIT, Charles Duhigg / An examination of the science behind habits, how we form them and break them.
  • 12 (9). SPEARHEAD, Adam Makos / An American tank gunner faces enemies in Cologne, Germany, during World War II.
  • 13 (13). MOSTLY SUNNY, Janice Dean / The "Fox & Friends" meteorologist describes overcoming sexist bosses and health issues.
  • 14 (14). MADAME FOURCADE'S SECRET WAR, Lynne Olson / A 31-year-old French mother led an intelligence organization that worked against Hitler and the Gestapo.
  • 15 (-). DON'T STOP BELIEVIN', Olivia Newton-John / The Grammy Award-winner discusses her success in music and movies, and how she contended with recurrent breast cancer.