Graph API Version

User Books

Books listed in someone's Facebook profile.

Reading

The books listed on this person's profile

Graph API Explorer
GET /v2.8/{user-id}/books HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
$request = new FacebookRequest(
  $session,
  'GET',
  '/{user-id}/books'
);
$response = $request->execute();
$graphObject = $response->getGraphObject();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{user-id}/books",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{user-id}/books",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
// For more complex open graph stories, use `FBSDKShareAPI`
// with `FBSDKShareOpenGraphContent`
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"/{user-id}/books"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];

Permissions

Developers usually request these permissions for this endpoint:

Marketing Apps
  • read_page_mailboxes
  • ads_management
  • ads_read
  • manage_pages
  • publish_pages
  • pages_show_list
  • pages_manage_cta
  • pages_manage_instant_articles
  • business_management
  • pages_messaging
  • pages_messaging_phone_number
  • pages_messaging_subscriptions
  • user_likes
  • user_managed_groups
Page management Apps
  • read_page_mailboxes
  • manage_pages
  • publish_pages
  • pages_show_list
  • pages_manage_cta
  • user_likes
  • user_managed_groups
Other Apps
  • user_likes

Parameters

NameDescription
target_id
numeric string

Target node

Fields

Reading from this edge will return a JSON formatted result:

{ "data": [], "paging": {}, "summary": {} }

data

A list of Page nodes.

The following fields will be added to each node that is returned:

FieldDescription

created_time

datetime

Time the object liked the page

paging

For more details about pagination, see the Graph API guide.

summary

Aggregated information about the edge, such as counts. Specify the fields to fetch in the summary param (like summary=total_count).

FieldDescription

total_count

int32

Total number of objects on this edge

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter

Creating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.