The Penguin Random House API provides access to data about books, authors, and events. The API returns information associated with author content, roles, categories, divisions, and domains. Requests use the HTTP GET method and POST is supported to allow for an unlimited number of parameters. JSON is the preferred response format with API Keys required for authentication.
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