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The Most Popular Reviews

     The complete review's variation on the traditional bestseller lists ranks the books under review -- and now also the author pages -- according to which reviews and author pages were the most popular during the past month.
     Here are the reviews and author pages that attracted the most interest in May, 2019.

May, 2019

- Reviews -

  1. Basti, Intizar Husain
  2. The Dilemma of a Ghost, Ama Ata Aidoo
  3. Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol, Okot p'Bitek
  4. Krishnakanta's Will, Bankim-Chandra Chatterjee
  5. Samskara, U.R.Ananthamurthy
  6. The Gift of a Cow, Premchand
  7. The Three Mistakes of my Life, Chetan Bhagat
  8. El Filibusterismo, José Rizal
  9. Women without Men, Shahrnush Parsipur
  10. Pather Panchali, Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay
  11. Middle England, Jonathan Coe
  12. River of Fire, Qurratulain Hyder
  13. After Tears, Niq Mhlongo
  14. Play of Giants, Wole Soyinka
  15. Castle Gripsholm, Kurt Tucholsky

- Author Pages -
(previous ranking in parentheses)

  1. Patrick White (1)
  2. Annie Ernaux (3)
  3. Les Murray (2)
  4. Amélie Nothomb (5)
  5. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (6)

Notes:

     There was another disappointing year on year decrease in traffic of over ten per cent at the complete review in May.
     New reviews did attract attention in May, but there was no break-out review, the old standards still dominating the bestseller list.

For recent bestseller lists, go to previous lists.
For annual and older lists, see also the 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, , 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 , 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 lists.

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