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1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED THE PREVIOUS MONTH (JAN. 2020)

2. TOTAL VISITS IN THE PREVIOUS MONTH

3. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED CUMULATIVELY

4. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR


1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED THE PREVIOUS MONTH

Rank __________________Title_______________________ Visits Genre____ Author_________ Section____ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 1,422 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 1
2 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 1,305 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 2
3 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 843 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 7
4 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 770 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 5
5 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 741 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2013 3
6 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 687 novelette Gottfried Keller Great Stories April 2018 4
7 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 542 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 6
8 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 523 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Great Stories April 2018 20
9 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 502 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Sep. 2013 17
10 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 486 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 8
11 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 484 novelette Harry Bates Great Sci-fi April 2017 23
12 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 476 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 26
13 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Great Stories by A. E. van Vogt 470 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Jan. 2016 14
14 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 453 novel Jack London/ Charles Goddard Jack London April 2019 15
15 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 445 novelette Henry Kuttner Great Sci-fi March 2017 16
16 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 444 novelette Stefan Zweig Great Stories May 2019 12
17 The complete stories of Guy de Maupassant (298): synopses, comments and ratings 429 essay Ray Maupassant Sept. 2019 10
18 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Great Stories by Jack London 399 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 11
19 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 388 essay Ray van Vogt June 2013 9
20 Why we think that German has a bigger vocabulary than English (or any other Indo-European language) 377 essay Ray German Studies Jan. 2018 -
21 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 304 poem Omar Khayyam/ Edward Fitzgerald Great Poetry Mar. 2018 21
22 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 284 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt April 2015 13
23 “Martin Eden” (1909) by Jack London 267 novel Jack London Jack London Dec. 2018 -
24 "The Sea Thing" (1940) by A. E. van Vogt 259 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Feb. 2015 28
25 “Sonnets from the prison of Moabit” (1944-45) by Albrecht Haushofer - a modern triumph of the human spirit 249 poems Albrecht Haushofer Great Poetry Apr. 2019 -
26 "Discord in Scarlet" (1939) by A. E. van Vogt - the original text and graphics 224 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Dec. 2016 22
27 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 237 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt June 2015 18
28 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 212 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 27
29 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 207 novella Henry Hasse Great Sci-fi April 2017 19
30 Thoughts on reading "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam", translated by Edward Fitzgerald 186 essay Ray Great Poetry Feb. 2006 -

2. TOTAL VISITS IN THE MONTH: 19,975


3. 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) 61,246 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) 35,374 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 30,346 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 27,404 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 24,233 novel A. E. van Vogt 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 21,018 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt April 2015 6
7 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 18,553 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 8
8 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 18,487 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 7
9 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 16,192 novel van Vogt van Vogt June 2015 9
10 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 15,047 short story Robert Silverberg Great Sci-fi April 2013 10
11 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Great Stories by A. E. van Vogt 14,330 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Jan. 2016 11
12 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 12,987 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 13
13 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 12,903 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 12
14 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 11,740 novelette Gottfried Keller Great Stories April 2018 15
15 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 11,287 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 14
16 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 9,709 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt March 2015 16
17 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 9,671 short story Henry Kuttner Great Sci-fi March 2017 17
18 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Great Stories by Jack London 9,529 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 18
19 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 8,410 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt July 2015 19
20 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 7,614 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt July 2017 20
21 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 7,481 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 21
22 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 7,101 novelette Harry Bates Great Sci-fi April 2017 25
23 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 7,057 novelette Robert F. Young Great Sci-fi May 2013 22
24 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 6,806 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2015 24
25 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 6,790 essay Ray Great Novels Oct. 2009 23
26 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 6,683 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 27
27 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 6,515 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Feb. 2015 26
28 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 6,089 essay Ray Great Poetry Feb. 2006 28
29 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 5,318 novelette Charles Dickens Great Stories Dec. 2014 29
30 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 5,285 novella Henry Hasse Great Sci-fi April 2017 30

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