Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
June 6, 2001 3:50AM (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. Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

Advertisement:
Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read more on Tom Robbins

2. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read more on Chuck Palahniuk

3. How to Grill: The Complete Illustrated Book by Steven Raichlen

Paperback, $19.95
Buy it

4. Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read Salon's review

5. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Dave Eggers

6. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read more on Harry Potter

7. Ethics for the New Millennium by the Dalai Lama

Paperback, $13
Buy it | Read more on the Dalai Lama

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

Paperback, $20
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on J.R.R. Tolkien

9. Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje

Paperback, $13
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Michael Ondaatje

10. Chocolat by Joanne Harris

Paperback, $12.95
Buy it | Read more on "Chocolat"

11. Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Harry Potter

12. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Advertisement:
Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read more on Anthony Bourdain

13. Bee Season by Myla Goldberg

Paperback, $13
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Hear Myla Goldberg read

14. House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

Paperback, $14
Buy it

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

Paperback, $7.50
Buy it | Read more on the Dalai Lama

16. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Paperback, $12.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Helen Fielding

17. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich

Hardcover, $23
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Barbara Ehrenreich

18. Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

19. Napalm and Silly Putty by George Carlin

Hardcover, $22.95
Buy it | Read more on George Carlin

20. Barbecue Bible by Steven Raichlen

Paperback, $19.95
Buy it

Salon Staff

MORE FROM Salon Staff

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Books

BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••






Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •