Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.

By Salon Staff
May 15, 2001 11:46PM (UTC)
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Book-loving residents of and visitors to the city of Portland, Ore., are already familiar with the legendary labyrinthine charms of Powell's City of Books, the largest new-and-used bookstore in the world. Powells.com, the online equivalent of this bibliophile's paradise, brings the Powell's experience to the Web including a bestseller list that reflects the eclectic tastes of Powell's customers. Salon.com is pleased to present it here.

1. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

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Paperback, $14
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2. Death in Holy Orders by P.D James

Hardcover, $25
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3. Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje

Paperback, $13
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4. Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to the Top of Everest by Jamling Tenz Norgay

Hardcover, $26
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5. Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler

Paperback, $7.99
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6. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

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7. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14
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8. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Paperback, $12.95
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9. Flight: My Life in Mission Control by Chris Kraft

Hardcover, $25.95
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10. Chocolat by Joanne Harris

Paperback, $12.95
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11. The Brethren by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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12. Grant's Getaways: Outdoor Adventures With Oregon's Grant Mcomie by Grant Mcomie

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Paperback, $18.95
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13. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Society by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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14. Time to Be in Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography by P.D. James

Hardcover, $25
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15. Along Came a Spider by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
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16. Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

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17. The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by the Dalai Lama

Paperback, $7.50
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18. He Shall Thunder in the Sky by Elizabeth Peters

Paperback, $7.50
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19. Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm

Paperback, $4.95
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20. The Toughest Indian in the World by Sherman Alexie

Paperback, $12
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