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

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Paperback, $13.95
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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
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4. Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

Paperback, $14
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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

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Paperback, $6.99
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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

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13. Bee Season by Myla Goldberg

Paperback, $13
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14. House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

Paperback, $14
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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
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18. Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler

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19. Napalm and Silly Putty by George Carlin

Hardcover, $22.95
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20. Barbecue Bible by Steven Raichlen

Paperback, $19.95
Buy it

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