Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
August 9, 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. The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy

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2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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3. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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4. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Society by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

5. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

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

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

Paperback, $12
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8. Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

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

Paperback, $15
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10. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14
Buy it

11. Speaking With the Angel by Nick Hornby

Paperback, $5.98
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12. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

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13. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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14. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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15. Ocean Paper Chains: A Complete Kit by Stewart Walton

Paperback, $2.98
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16. Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Paperback, $5.99
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17. The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell

Paperback, $7.99
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18. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $20
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19. Naked by David Sedaris

Hardcover, $7.98
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20. Stalker by Faye Kellerman

Paperback, $7.99
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