The Most-Visited Articles on this site

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1. Articles the most visited year-to-date (January-July 2018)

2. Articles the most visited cumulatively

1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED YEAR-TO-DATE

Rank __________________Title_________________ Visits Genre__ Author_____ Section_____ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 The Complete Short Stories of Jack London - synopses and ratings 4,472 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 1
2 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 3,585 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2013 2
3 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 3,319 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 3
4 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 3,279 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 6
5 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 3,209 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 5
6 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 3,129 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 4
7 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOKS ONE AND TWO 3,031 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 7
8 "CHILDREN of YESTERDAY" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 2,791 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 9
9 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 2,751 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 8
10 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 2,137 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 10
11 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 2,092 novelette Henry Kuttner Other Great Science-Fiction March 2017 11
12 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 1,949 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Science-Fiction April 2013 13
13 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 1,910 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 17
14 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 1,840 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt March 2015 12
15 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 1,782 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 15
16 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 1,768 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 14
17 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published s-f story 1,531 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 16
18 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 1,460 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 18
19 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 1,347 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 21
20 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 1,274 novelette Harry Bates Other Great Science-Fiction April 2017 22
21 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 1,198 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 19
22 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 1,184 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 24
23 "Rogue Male" (1939) by Geoffrey Household 1,177 thriller Geoffrey Household Thrillers / Espionage March 2017 20
24 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOK THREE 1,067 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 23
25 "The Twonky" (1942) by Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore (Lewis Padgett) 1,018 short story Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Other Science-Fiction July 2013 28
26 “The Cataaaaa” (1947) - one of A.E. van Vogt’s best and most original golden-age science-fiction stories 975 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 27
27 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 974 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Other Great Stories Apr. 2018 30
28 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 877 essay Ray English Poetry Feb. 2006 25
29 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 850 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 26
30 The Silkie Stories (1964-67) by A. E. van Vogt 799 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2018 29

2. THE MOST-VISITED ARTICLES (CUMULATIVELY)

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) 36,055 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) 19,351 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 14,287 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 3
4 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 13,871 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 4
5 The Complete Short Stories of Jack London - synopses and ratings 13,440 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 6
6 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 13,149 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 5
7 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 12,118 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Science-Fiction April 2013 7
8 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 9,805 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 8
9 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 7,091 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt March 2015 9
10 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 6,565 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 10
11 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 6,506 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 12
12 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 6,071 book reviews Ray Overviews of Great Novels Oct. 2009 11
13 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOKS ONE AND TWO 5,528 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 15
14 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 5,528 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 14
15 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 5,446 novelette Robert F. Young Other Great Science-Fiction May 2013 13
16 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 5,124 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Feb. 2015 16
17 "Not Only Dead Men" (1942) the complete text of an early story by A. E. van Vogt 4,560 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 17
18 “The Beast" - an early van Vogt s-f novella now available for the first time since 1943 4,534 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 18
19 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 4,437 novelette Charles Dickens Other Great Stories Dec. 2014 19
20 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 4,099 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 20
21 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 3,688 essay Ray English Poetry Feb. 2006 22
22 “Skirmish (Bathe Your Bearings in Blood)" (1950) by Clifford Simak - the full text 3,654 short story Clifford Simak Other Great Science-Fiction May 2015 23
23 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 3,606 short story Henry Kuttner Other Great Science-Fiction March 2017 27
24 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 3,598 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 29
25 "The Heathen" - the full text of an unforgettable South Seas tale by Jack London 3,587 novelette Jack London Jack London March 2014 21
26 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 3,569 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 25
27 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 3,559 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 28
28 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published s-f story 3,501 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 24
29 "The Hobo and the Fairy" - the full text of a memorable Hobo story by Jack London 3,325 short story Jack London Jack London May 2014 26
30 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOK THREE 3,243 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 30