Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
July 27, 2001 3:02AM (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. Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

Paperback, $13.95
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3. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Paperback, $15
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4. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

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

5. River-Horse: Across America by Boat by William Least Heat-Moon

Paperback, $14
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6. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13.00
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7. Naked by David Sedaris

Hardcover, $7.98
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8. The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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9. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Paperback, $12.95
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10. White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Paperback, $14
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11. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Paperback, $12
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12. Speaking With the Angel by Nick Hornby

Paperback, $5.98
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13. The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

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

Paperback, $15.95
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15. If Chins Could Kill by Bruce Campbell

Hardcover, $23.95
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16. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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17. We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates

Paperback, $13.95
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18. John Adams by David McCullough

Hardcover, $35
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19. Bee Season by Myla Goldberg

Paperback, $13
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20. The Prayer of Jabez by Bruce Wilkinson

Paperback, $9.99
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