Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
July 10, 2001 11:26PM (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. The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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3. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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4. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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5. Home Run by George Plimpton

Paperback, $13
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6. White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Paperback, $14
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7. John Adams by David McCullough

Hardcover, $35
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8. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

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9. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $24.95
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10. Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

Paperback, $13.95
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11. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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12. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Paperback, $14
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13. Hot Six by Janet Evanovich

Paperback, $6.99
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14. The Fourth Hand by John Irving

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

Paperback, $20
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16. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14
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17. Bunnicula Strikes Again by James Howe

Paperback, $4.99
Buy it

18. Ramona's World by Beverly Cleary

Paperback, $4.95
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19. Brightly Burning: Valdemar by Mercedes Lackey

Paperback, $6.99
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20. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

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