Best-Selling Books API Demo

APIs are a wonderous resource. Make a request to a URL, get back some data. It just works!

Some years ago, I managed data-gathering and analysis for the USA Today Best-Selling Books list, which sadly is on hiatus. But I can still keep my eye on best-sellers by using an API from The New York Times.

The demo fetches two latest lists from its Books API:

The API call as a Python function is here.