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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 January, 2019.

January, 2019

- Reviews -

  1. The Dilemma of a Ghost, Ama Ata Aidoo
  2. Five Point Someone, Chetan Bhagat
  3. The Three Mistakes of my Life, Chetan Bhagat
  4. Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol, Okot p'Bitek
  5. El Filibusterismo, José Rizal
  6. Samskara, U.R.Ananthamurthy
  7. Monsieur Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Koran, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
  8. Goat Days, Benyamin
  9. Basti, Intizar Husain
  10. A German Officer in Occupied Paris, Ernst Jünger
  11. The Fetishists, Ibrahim al-Koni
  12. Revolution 2020, Chetan Bhagat
  13. One night @ the call center, Chetan Bhagat
  14. Without a Name, Yvonne Vera
  15. The Gift of a Cow, Premchand

- Author Pages -
(previous ranking in parentheses)

  1. Patrick White (1)
  2. Murakami Haruki (4)
  3. Amos Oz (5)
  4. Amélie Nothomb (2)
  5. Roberto Bolaño (27)


     The first reasonably healthy rise in traffic, year to year, at the complete review in a while, as traffic was up about eight per cent in January.
     Good to see two new reviews -- Jünger and al-Koni -- break into the top fifteen, while a forthcoming new Bolaño led to increased interest in the author.

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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