Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
August 22, 2001 1:55AM (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. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
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3. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding

Paperback, $13
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4. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Society by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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5. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13.00
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6. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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7. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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8. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it

9. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14.00
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10. The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy

Paperback, $7.99
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11. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

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

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13. Rise to Rebellion by Jeff Shaara

Hardcover, $26.95
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14. Bee Season by Myla Goldberg

Paperback, $13
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15. Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel

Paperback, $14
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16. Wild Justice by Phillip Margolin

Paperback, $7.99
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17. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

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

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

Paperback, $20
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20. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Paperback, $14
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