Statistics

1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN JULY 2020

2. TOTAL VISITS IN JULY 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 JULY 2020

Rank __________________Title__________________ Visits Genre____ Author______ Section___ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 The complete (319) stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings) 1,266 essay Ray Chekhov Dec. 2019 3
2 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 887 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2013 13
3 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 862 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Jan. 2016 4
4 The complete (300) stories of Guy de Maupassant: synopses, comments and ratings 849 essay Ray Maupassant Sept. 2019 2
5 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 772 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 6
6 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 726 novelette Stefan Zweig Great Stories May 2019 5
7 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 680 novelette Gottfried Keller Great Stories April 2018 1
8 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 616 poem Omar Khayyam and Edward Fitzgerald Poetry March 2018 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 471 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs/ Essays April 2017 9
10 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 434 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 8
11 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 508 essay Ray van Vogt June 2013 10
12 “Martin Eden” (1909) by Jack London 415 novel Jack London Jack London Dec. 2018 28
13 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 414 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 7
14 “Burning Daylight” (1910) - Jack London’s last Klondike novel 382 novel Jack London Jack London Nov. 2018 -
15 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 378 novel Jack London and Charles Goddard Jack London April 2019 12
16 "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 14
17 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age sci-fi novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 353 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Sep. 2013 17
18 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 342 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Great Stories April 2018 24
19 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 327 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 20
20 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 327 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 18
21 “Easter Eve” and other great Chekhov stories 326 anthology Anton Chekhov Chekhov Dec. 2019 -
22 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published sci-fi story 301 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Dec. 2016 27
23 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 286 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 -
24 "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 19
25 “Through the South Seas with Jack London” by Martin Johnson 273 memoir Martin Johnson Jack London Dec. 2016 30
26 “An Outing in the Countryside” and other stories by Guy de Maupassant 255 anthology Guy de Maupassant Maupassant Sept. 2019 -
27 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 242 novelette Harry Bates Sci-fi April 2017 15
28 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 240 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt June 2015 22
29 “The Conquest of Constantinople May 29, 1453” - Stefan Zweig’s dramatic account of a decisive moment in history ) 219 essay Stefan Zweig Memoirs/ Essays June 2019 23
30 The funniest golden-age sci-fi story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 207 short story Henry Kuttner Sci-fi March 2017 -

2. TOTAL VISITS IN JULY 2020: 22,380


3. TOTAL VISITS OVER THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS: 287,820


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) 68,135 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) 40,844 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 34,814 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 30,859 essay Ray van Vogt June 2013 4
5 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age sci-fi novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 27,791 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! 23,866 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 23,505 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 23,277 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs/ Essays April 2017 8
9 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 20,802 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 18,255 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt June 2015 10
11 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 17,939 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 11
12 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 16,889 novelette Gottfried Keller Great Stories April 2018 13
13 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 16,714 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 12
14 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 16,032 short story Robert Silverberg Sci-fi 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) 13,458 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 15
16 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 12,579 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 16
17 The funniest golden-age sci-fi story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 11,778 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 sci-fi story 10,946 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt March 2015 18
19 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age sci-fi/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 10,416 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 9,781 novelette Harry Bates Sci-fi April 2017 21
21 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 9,380 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 9,282 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) 8,902 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 23
24 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 8,216 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2015 24
25 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 8,106 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Great Stories April 2018 26
26 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 7,879
novelette Robert F. Young Sci-fi May 2013 25
27 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 7,808 essay Ray Great Novels Oct. 2009 27
28 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age sci-fi novella never before republished 7,441 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Feb. 2015 28
29 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 7,215 novella Henry Hasse Sci-fi April 2017 29
30 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 7,060 essay Ray Poetry Feb. 2006 30

5. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR