Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
July 19, 2001 1:16AM (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. The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell

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Paperback, $7.99
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2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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3. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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4. Fearless Jones by Walter Mosley

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read more on Walter Mosley

5. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

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

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

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

7. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

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Paperback, $14
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8. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Society by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

9. White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Zadie Smith

10. In the City of Shy Hunters by Tom Spanbauer

Hardcover, $26
Buy it | Read Salon's review

11. John Adams by David McCullough

Hardcover, $35
Buy it

12. 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

13. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

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14.Breeder: Real Life Stories from the New Generation of Mothers by Ariel Gore

Paperback, $16
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Ariel Gore

15. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

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

Hardcover, $26.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on John Irving

17. Hot Six by Janet Evanovich

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it

18. Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

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19. The Charm School by Nelson Demille

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read more on Nelson Demille

20. In The Heart Of The Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

Paperback, $14
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Nathaniel Philbrick

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