Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
May 31, 2001 2:51AM (UTC)

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. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

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Hardcover, $24.95
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2. Ethics for the New Millennium by the Dalai Lama

Paperback, $13
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3. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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4. Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje

Paperback, $13
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5. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Paperback, $12
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6. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13.00
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7. The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson

Paperback, $9.99
Buy it

8. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14.00
Buy it

9. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $20.00
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10. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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11. The Brethren by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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12. The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by the Dalai Lama

Paperback, $7.50
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13. The Fifth Elephant by Terry Pratchett

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14. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz

Paperback, $12.95
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15. Chocolat by Joanne Harris

Paperback, $12.95
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16. Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

Paperback, $14
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17. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding

Paperback, $13
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18. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Paperback, $12.95
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19. Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission by Hampton Sides

Hardcover, $24.95
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20. Zooman Sam by Lois Lowry

Paperback, $4.99
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