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1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN JUNE 2019

2. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED CUMULATIVELY AS OF JULY 1, 2019


1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN JUNE 2019

Rank __________________Title_________________ Visits Genre____ Author_______ Section_____ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 1,803 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2013 1
2 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 1,172 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 14
3 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 842 novelette Gottfried Keller Other Great Stories April 2018 3
4 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 798 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 2
5 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 606 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 5
6 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 602 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 6
7 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 445 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 12
8 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 432 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 9
9 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 367 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 8
10 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 347 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 7
11 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 335 novelette Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 16
12 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 326 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 10
13 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 270 novel Jack London/ Charles Goddard Jack London April 2019 18
14 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 268 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Other Great Stories April 2018 15
15 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 253 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 17
16 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 227 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 26
17 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 221 poem Omar Khayyam Poetry March 2018 13
18 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 214 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 24
19 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 205 novelette Harry Bates Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 27
20 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 200 novella Henry Hasse Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 21
21 The complete novels and novellas of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 198 essay Ray Jack London Feb. 2019 11
22 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 187 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 22
23 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 176 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 28
24 “The Conquest of Constantinople May 29, 1453” - Stefan Zweig’s dramatic account of a decisive moment in history 175 essay Stefan Zweig History June 2019 -
25 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 159 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Sci-Fi April 2013 -
26 “The Star Rover” (1915) - a novel about prison life in (and out of) San Quentin by Jack London 158 short story Jack London Jack London Feb. 2019 -
27 “In the Snow” and other stories by Stefan Zweig 142 anthology Stefan Zweig Other Great Stories June 2019 -
28 “Sonnets from the prison of Moabit” (1944-45) by Albrecht Haushofer - a modern triumph of the human spirit 142 poems Albrecht Haushofer Poetry April 2019 20
29 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 133 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 -
30 "Discord in Scarlet" (1939) by A. E. van Vogt - the original text and graphics 129 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 -

2. THE MOST-VISITED ARTICLES (CUMULATIVELY) AS OF JULY 1, 2019

Rank __________________Title_________________ Visits Genre____ Author_______ Section_____ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 54,759 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2013 1
2 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories (1952) 30,117 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 26,676 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 25,001 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 4
5 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 22,016 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 5
6 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 19,245 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 6
7 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 15,637 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 7
8 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 14,394 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 9
9 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 14,307 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Sci-Fi April 2013 8
10 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 12,394 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 10
11 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 11,857 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 11
12 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 9,637 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 12
13 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 9,015 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt March 2015 13
14 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 7,932 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 17
15 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 7,794 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 14
16 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 7,786 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 15
17 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 7,408 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2017 16
18 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1,874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 7,266 novelette Gottfried Keller Other Great Stories April 2018 20
19 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 7,074 short story Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 18
20 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 6,503 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 21
21 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 6,480 novelette Robert F. Young Other Great Sci-Fi May 2013 22
22 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 6,460 book reviews Ray The Greatest Novels Oct. 2009 19
23 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 5,967 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 24
24 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 5,941 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Feb. 2015 23
25 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 5,417 novelette Harry Bates Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 25
26 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 5,264 essay Ray Poetry Feb. 2006 26
27 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 5,094 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 29
28 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 5,027 novelette Charles Dickens Other Great Stories Dec. 2014 27
29 “The Beast" - an early van Vogt s-f novella now available for the first time since 1943 4,902 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 28
30 "Not Only Dead Men" (1942) the complete text of an early story by A. E. van Vogt 4,817 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 30