Visualization of the New York Times Best Books
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best-bookshelf

This proejct is data bisualization of the New York Times Best Books from 1996 to 2016.

The live demonstration is here.

Data Generation

I begin with scrapping NYTimes articles on best books at the end of each year. The python scripts allow you to generate a dataset, including book and author information from Goodreads, and best seller information using NYTimes books API.

Webapp

The actual visualization work, developed with HTML, CSS, and Javascript. No serious framework or data bindings, except D3 and Lodash.