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1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN JULY 2019

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


1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN JULY 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) 1,078 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) 941 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 774 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 6
4 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 700 novelette Gottfried Keller Other Great Stories April 2018 3
5 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 693 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 4
6 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 636 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 23
7 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 525 novella Henry Hasse Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 20
8 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 505 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 16
9 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 502 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 5
10 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 399 novelette Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 11
11 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 374 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 7
12 “Sonnets from the prison of Moabit” (1944-45) by Albrecht Haushofer - a modern triumph of the human spirit 368 poems Albrecht Haushofer Poetry April 2019 28
13 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 362 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 9
14 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 356 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 12
15 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 330 essay Ray Poetry Feb. 2006 -
16 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 316 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 8
17 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 287 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 10
18 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 278 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Other Great Stories April 2018 14
19 “In the Snow” and other stories by Stefan Zweig 248 anthology Stefan Zweig Other Great Stories June 2019 27
20 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 229 novelette Harry Bates Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 19
21 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 225 novel Jack London/ Charles Goddard Jack London April 2019 13
22 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 211 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 15
23 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 198 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 22
24 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 186 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 18
25 The complete novels and novellas of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 184 essay Ray Jack London Feb. 2019 21
26 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 182 poem Omar Khayyam Poetry March 2018 17
27 "Discord in Scarlet" (1939) by A. E. van Vogt - the original text and graphics 170 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 30
28 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 140 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 23
29 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 134 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 29
30 “The Star Rover” (1915) - a novel about prison life in (and out of) San Quentin by Jack London 131 short story Jack London Jack London Feb. 2019 26

2. THE MOST-VISITED ARTICLES (CUMULATIVELY) AS OF AUGUST 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) 55,837 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) 30,891 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 27,369 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 25,363 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 22,390 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 19,561 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 15,993 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 7
8 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 14,681 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 8
9 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 14,415 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Sci-Fi April 2013 9
10 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 12,899 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 10
11 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 12,359 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) 9,835 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 9,104 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) 8,873 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 14
15 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 7,972 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 16
16 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 7,966 novelette Gottfried Keller Other Great Stories April 2018 18
17 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 7,883 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 15
18 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 7,473 short story Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 19
19 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 7,438 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2017 17
20 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 6,637 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 20
21 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 6,564 novelette Robert F. Young Other Great Sci-Fi May 2013 21
22 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 6,493 book reviews Ray The Greatest Novels Oct. 2009 22
23 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 6,107 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 23
24 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 6,015 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Feb. 2015 24
25 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 5,646 novelette Harry Bates Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 25
26 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 5,594 essay Ray Poetry Feb. 2006 26
27 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 5,305 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 27
28 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 5,058 novelette Charles Dickens Other Great Stories Dec. 2014 28
29 “The Beast" - an early van Vogt s-f novella now available for the first time since 1943 5,051 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 29
30 "Not Only Dead Men" (1942) the complete text of an early story by A. E. van Vogt 4,830 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 30