Statistics

1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN APRIL 2020

2. TOTAL VISITS IN APRIL 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 APRIL 2020

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) 2,112 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2013 1
2 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 2,055 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Jan. 2016 7
3 The complete stories of Anton Chekhov (319): synopses, comments and ratings) 1,664 essay Ray Chekhov Dec. 2019 13
4 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 1,443 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 3
5 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 1,424 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs/ Essays April 2017 8
6 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 1,414 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt July 2017 26
7 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 1,271 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 4
8 “Martin Eden” (1909) by Jack London 1,215 novel Jack London Jack London Dec. 2018 -
9 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 1,152 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Stories April 2018 5
10 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London (205): synopses, comments and ratings 1,104 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 10
11 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 1,102 novelette Gottfried Keller Stories April 2018 14
12 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 1,082 novelette Stefan Zweig Stories May 2019 11
13 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 1,042 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 6
14 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 1,031 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Sep. 2013 9
15 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 990 novel Jack London/ Charles Goddard Jack London April 2019 15
16 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 966 essay Ray van Vogt June 2013 17
17 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 937 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 12
18 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 917 short story Henry Kuttner Sci-fi March 2017 -
19 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 893 novella Henry Hasse Sci-fi April 2017 -
20 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 823 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
21 The complete stories of Guy de Maupassant (300): synopses, comments and ratings 759 essay Ray Maupassant Sept. 2019 19
22 "The Weapon Makers" (1943) - the original version of A. E. van Vogt’s first "Weapon Shop" novel (never before republished) 756 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt June 2018 29
23 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 747 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 18
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 714 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt April 2015 20
25 “The Conquest of Constantinople May 29, 1453” - Stefan Zweig’s dramatic account of a decisive moment in history ) 691 essay Stefan Zweig Stories June 2019 22
26 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 679 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 23
27 “Through the South Seas with Jack London” by Martin Johnson 655 memoir Martin Johnson Jack London Dec. 2018 28
28 “The Road” (1907) - Jack London’s vivid account of his hobo days 630 novel Jack London Jack London March 2019 30
29 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 625 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt June 2015 25
30 “The Star Rover” (1915) - a novel about prison life in (and out of) San Quentin by Jack London 622 novel Jack London Jack London Feb. 2019 27

2. TOTAL VISITS IN APRIL 2020: 47,064


3. TOTAL VISITS OVER THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS: 260,735


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) 65,546 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) 38,651 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London (205): synopses, comments and ratings 33,064 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 29,307 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 26,569 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 22,550 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! 22,271 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 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 21,529 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs/ Essays April 2017 8
9 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 17,932 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Jan. 2016 10
10 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 17,488 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt June 2015 9
11 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 16,224 novelette A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2017 12
12 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 15,759 anthology A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Oct. 2015 13
13 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 15,707 short story Robert Silverberg Sci-fi April 2013 11
14 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 14,073 novelette Gottfried Keller Stories April 2018 14
15 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 12,675 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 15
16 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 11,553 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) 11,081 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 10,493 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 9,417 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt July 2017 22
20 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 9,076 short story A. E. van Vogt van Vogt July 2015 19
21 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 8,682 novelette Harry Bates Sci-fi April 2017 20
22 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 8,600 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs/ Essays Nov. 2017 21
23 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 8,287 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 23
24 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 7,702 novel A. E. van Vogt van Vogt May 2015 25
25 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 7,671 novelette Robert F. Young Sci-fi May 2013 24
26 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 7,443 essay Ray Novels Oct. 2009 26
27 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 7,372 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Stories April 2018 29
28 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 7,137 novella A. E. van Vogt van Vogt Feb. 2015 28
29 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 6,789 essay Ray Poetry Feb. 2006 27
30 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 6,602 novella Henry Hasse Sci-fi April 2017 30

5. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR