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1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN OCTOBER 2019

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


1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN OCTOBER 2019

Rank __________________Title_________________ Visits Genre____ Author_______ Section_____ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 1,500 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 1
2 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 1,453 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 6
3 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 996 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2013 3
4 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 798 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 2
5 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 633 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 7
6 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 632 novelette Gottfried Keller Other Great Stories April 2018 4
7 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 427 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 5
8 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 368 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 8
9 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 349 novelette Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 8
10 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 333 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 11
11 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 291 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 14
12 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 252 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 10
13 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 230 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 16
14 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 216 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 12
15 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 215 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 19
16 The Road (1907) - Jack London’s vivid account of his hobo days 196 memoir Jack London Jack London Mar. 2019 25
17 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 196 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Other Great Stories April 2018 23
18 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 182 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 15
19 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 179 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 13
20 “An Outing in the Countryside” and other stories by Guy de Maupassant 168 short story Guy de Maupassant Maupassant Sept. 2019 27
21 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 152 novella Henry Hasse Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 18
22 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 149 novel Jack London/ Charles Goddard Jack London April 2019 24
23 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 143 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 26
24 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 140 novelette Harry Bates Sci-Fi April 2017 17
25 “Through the South Seas with Jack London” by Martin Johnson 138 memoir Martin Johnson Jack London Dec. 2018 -
26 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 137 poem Omar Khayyam and Edward Fitzgerald Poetry Mar. 2018 22
27 "Liberation of Earth" (1953) by William Tenn 130 short story William Tenn Sci-Fi May 2018 -
28 “Typee” (1846) by Herman Melville - a fascinating account of life in a South Sea island before the spread of Western civilization 120 novel Herman Melville Memoirs May 2019 20
29 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 113 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 -
30 “Sonnets from the prison of Moabit” (1944-45) by Albrecht Haushofer - a modern triumph of the human spirit 109 poetry Albrecht Haushofer Poetry August 2019 30

2. THE MOST-VISITED ARTICLES (CUMULATIVELY) AS OF NOVEMBER 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) 58,553 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) 33,346 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 28,770 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 26,293 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 23,171 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 20,224 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 17,089 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 7
8 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 15,479 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 8
9 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 15,264 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 10
10 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 14,666 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Sci-Fi April 2013 9
11 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 13,243 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) 10,659 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 12
13 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 10,588 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 13
14 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 9,677 novelette Gottfried Keller Other Great Stories April 2018 15
15 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 9,344 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt March 2015 14
16 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 8,569 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 16
17 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 8,561 short story Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 17
18 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 8,467 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 20
19 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 8,126 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 18
20 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 7,522 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2017 19
21 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 7,026 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 21
22 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 6,736 novelette Robert F. Young Other Great Sci-Fi May 2013 22
23 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 6,618 book reviews Ray The Greatest Novels Oct. 2009 23
24 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 6,437 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 23
25 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 6,345 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Feb. 2015 25
26 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 6,165 novelette Harry Bates Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 26
27 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 5,809 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 28
28 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 5,741 essay Ray Poetry Feb. 2006 27
29 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 5,170 novelette Charles Dickens Other Great Stories Dec. 2014 29
30 “The Beast" - an early van Vogt s-f novella now available for the first time since 1943 4,993 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 30