Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
August 1, 2001 1:06AM (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. If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell

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2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

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. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

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

Paperback, $6.99
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6. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $20
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7. Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Society by Jared Diamond

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8. Speaking With the Angel by Nick Hornby

Paperback, $5.98
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9. Naked by David Sedaris

Hardcover, $7.98
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10. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

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

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

Paperback, $12
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13. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

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14. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Hardcover, $9.98
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15. River-Horse: Across America by Boat by William Least Heat-Moon

Paperback, $14
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16. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Paperback, $14
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17. White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Paperback, $14
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18. The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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19. Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

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20. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Paperback, $12.95
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