Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
July 4, 2001 2:02AM (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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Paperback, $14.95
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2. In the Name of Salome by Julia Alvarez

Paperback, $13
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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. White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Paperback, $14
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6. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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7. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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8. Ethics for the New Millennium by the Dalai Lama

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

Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

10. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14.00
Buy it

11. John Adams by David McCullough

Hardcover, $35
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12. Ties That Bind, Ties That Break by Lensey Namioka

Paperback, $4.99
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13. Bridget Jones' Diary by Helen Fielding

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14. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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15. In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

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

Paperback, $13
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17. Tell No One by Harlan Coben

Hardcover, $22.95
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18. Betty Doll by Patricia Polacco

Hardcover, $16.99
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19. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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20. Brightly Burning: Valdemar by Mercedes Lackey

Paperback, $6.99
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