Statistics

1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN JUNE 2020

2. TOTAL VISITS IN JUNE 2020

3. TOTAL VISITS OVER THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS

4. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED CUMULATIVELY

5. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR


6. EVOLUTION OF CORONAVIRUS CASES AND DEATHS BY COUNTRY


1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN JUNE 2020

Rank __________________Title_____________________ Visits Genre____ Author______ Section Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 935 novelette Gottfried Keller Stories April 2018 4
1 The complete (300) stories of Guy de Maupassant: synopses, comments and ratings 757 essay Ray Maupassant Sept. 2019 9
3 The complete (319) stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings) 729 essay Ray Chekhov Dec. 2019 1
4 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 691 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Jan. 2016 2
5 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 636 novelette Stefan Zweig Stories May 2019 14
6 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 582 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 6
7 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 559 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 8
8 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 518 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 11
9 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 510 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs/ Essays April 2017 10
10 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 508 essay Ray van Vogt June 2013 16
11 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 488 poem Omar Khayyam and Edward Fitzgerald Poetry March 2018 23
12 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 457 novel Jack London/ Charles Goddard Jack London April 2019 15
13 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 424 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2013 3
14 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 360 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 5
15 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 351 novelette Harry Bates Sci-fi April 2017 18
16 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 312 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Sep. 2013 17
17 Anton Chekhov’s funniest story: “From the Diary of a Violent-tempered Man” (1887)) 303 short story Anton Chekhov Chekhov Sept. 2015 24
18 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 282 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 25
19 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 266 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt April 2015 22
20 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 258 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 21
21 “Sonnets from the prison of Moabit” (1944-45) by Albrecht Haushofer - a modern triumph of the human spirit 235 anthology Albrecht Haushofer Poetry April 2019 -
22 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 232 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt June 2015 30
23 “The Conquest of Constantinople May 29, 1453” - Stefan Zweig’s dramatic account of a decisive moment in history ) 231 essay Stefan Zweig Stories June 2019 13
24 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 226 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Stories April 2018 -
25 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 226 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt July 2017 12
26 The Huntsman and other Chekhov stories) 221 anthology Anton Chekhov Chekhov June 2020 -
27 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published s-f story 220 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Dec. 2016 -
28 “Martin Eden” (1909) by Jack London 215 novel Jack London Jack London Dec. 2018 7
29 “The Star Rover” (1915) - a novel about prison life in (and out of) San Quentin by Jack London 202 novel Jack London Jack London Feb. 2019 29
30 “Through the South Seas with Jack London” by Martin Johnson 198 memoir Martin Johnson Jack London Dec. 2016 26

2. TOTAL VISITS IN JUNE 2020: 19,492


3. TOTAL VISITS OVER THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS: 281,298


4. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED 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) 67,248 short story A. E. van Vogt 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) 40,072 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 34,400 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 30,437 essay Ray 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 27,438 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Sep. 2013 5
6 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 23,506 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 6
7 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 23,221 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt April 2015 7
8 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 22,806 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs/ Essays April 2017 8
9 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 19,940 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Jan. 2016 9
10 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 18,015 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt June 2015 10
11 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 17,505 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 11
12 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 16,387 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 12
13 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 16,209 novelette Gottfried Keller Stories April 2018 14
14 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 15,941 short story Robert Silverberg Sci-fi April 2013 13
15 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 13,172 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 15
16 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 12,252 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) 11,571 short story Henry Kuttner Sci-fi March 2017 17
18 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 10,840 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt March 2015 18
19 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 10,388 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt July 2017 19
20 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 9,531 novelette Harry Bates Sci-fi April 2017 21
21 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 9,317 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt July 2015 20
22 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 9,080 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs/ Essays Nov. 2017 22
23 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 8,770 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 23
24 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 8,079 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2015 24
25 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 7,824 novelette Robert F. Young Sci-fi May 2013 25
26 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 7,764 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Stories April 2018 27
27 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 7,600 essay Ray Novels Oct. 2009 26
28 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 7,372 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Feb. 2015 28
29 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 7,029 novella Henry Hasse Sci-fi April 2017 30
30 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 6,970 essay Ray Poetry Feb. 2006 29

5. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR