Statistics

1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN AUGUST 2020

2. TOTAL VISITS IN AUGUST 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 AUGUST 2020

Rank __________________Title___________________________________________ Visits Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 The complete (319) stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings) 1,349 Dec. 2019 1
2 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story 1,105 Oct. 2013 2
3 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 1,045 Jan. 2016 3
4 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 899 May 2019 6
5 "Destination Universe!" - A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 897 Oct. 2015 5
6 The complete (300) stories of Guy de Maupassant: synopses, comments and ratings 882 Sept. 2019 4
7 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 704 April 2018 7
8 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 675 April 2019 15
9 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 673 May 2017 10
10 “Martin Eden” (1909) by Jack London 625 Dec. 2018 12
11 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 623 April 2017 9
12 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 587 June 2013 11
13 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 560 April 2017 27
14 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published sci-fi story 525 Dec. 2016 22
15 “Burning Daylight” (1910) - Jack London’s last Klondike novel 518 Nov. 2018 14
16 “Easter Eve” and other great Chekhov stories 503 Dec. 2019 21
17 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 481 May 2017 16
18 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 459 June 2014 13
19 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 455 March 2018 8
20 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann, an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave – or else! 378 April 2018 18
21 The Call of the Wild” (1903) by Jack London 359 Nov. 2018 -
22 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 351 Dec. 2016 23
23 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 342 April 2017 -
24 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology 328 Oct. 2015 20
25 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - an outstanding golden-age sci-fi novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 302 Sep. 2013 17
26 “Through the South Seas with Jack London” by Martin Johnson 295 Dec. 2016 25
27 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 287 July 2016 19
28 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 270 July 2016 -
29 “The Star Rover” (1915) - a novel about prison life in (and out of) San Quentin by Jack London 264 Feb. 2019 -
30 “The Cataaaaa” (1947) - one of A.E. A. E. van Vogt’s most original golden-age science-fiction stories 245 Oct. 2015 -

2. TOTAL VISITS IN AUGUST 2020: 26,596


3. TOTAL VISITS OVER THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS: 301,287


4. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED CUMULATIVELY

Rank __________________Title___________________________________________ Visits Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story 69,240 Oct. 2013 1
2 "Destination Universe!" - A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories (1952) 41,741 Oct. 2015 2
3 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 35,273 June 2014 3
4 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 31,446 June 2013 4
5 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - an outstanding golden-age sci-fi novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 28,093 Sep. 2013 5
6 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 24,347 May 2017 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 23,900 April 2017 8
8 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 23,682 April 2015 7
9 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 21,847 Jan. 2016 9
10 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 18,612 May 2017 11
11 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 18,439 June 2015 10
12 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 17,583 April 2018 13
13 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology 17,042 Oct. 2015 12
14 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 16,116 April 2013 14
15 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 13,809 Dec. 2016 15
16 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 12,866 July 2016 16
17 The funniest golden-age sci-fi story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 11,990 March 2017 17
18 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first sci-fi story 11,031 March 2015 18
19 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age sci-fi/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 10,433 July 2017 19
20 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 10,341 April 2017 20
21 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 9,480 Nov. 2017 22
22 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 9,446 July 2015 21
23 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 9,172 July 2016 23
24 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann, an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave – or else! 8,484 April 2018 25
25 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 8,342 May 2015 24
26 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young 7,971 May 2013 26
27 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 7,928 Oct. 2009 27
28 The complete (319) stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings) 7,794 Dec. 2019 -
29 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 7,557 April 2017 29
30 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age sci-fi novella never before republished 7,508 Feb. 2015 28

5. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR