Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
June 20, 2001 1:14AM (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. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

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2. Glue by Irvine Welsh

Paperback, $14.95
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3. Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

Paperback, $13.95
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4. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
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5. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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6. Ethics for the New Millennium by the Dalai Lama

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

Paperback, $15.95
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8. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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9. Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje

Paperback, $13
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10. White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Paperback, $14
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11. John Adams by David McCullough

Hardcover, $35
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12. Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

Paperback, $14
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13. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

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14. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

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

Paperback, $12.95
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16. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14
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17. Dance Upon Air by Nora Roberts

Paperback, $7.99
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18. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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19. The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson

Paperback, $9.99
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20. Ties That Bind, Ties That Break by Lensey Namioka

Paperback, $4.99
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