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1 December 2013updated 27 Sep 2015 5:59am

November 2013: traffic on

What you've been reading.

By New Statesman

In November, 1,979,094 of you viewed 4,149,379 pages over the course of the month.

Five must-read pieces on the website from November:

1. Why is everybody laughing at Dan Brown? That’s what he wants by John Gallagher

2. A discourse on brocialism by Laurie Penny

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