Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
August 29, 2001 2:19AM (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. Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman by Dav Pilkey

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2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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3. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

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

Paperback, $13
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5. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

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

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7. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

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

Paperback, $15.95
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9. Wild Justice by Phillip Margolin

Paperback, $7.99
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10. The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy

Paperback, $7.99
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11. Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson

Paperback, $16
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12. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

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13. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $20
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14. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Paperback, $14
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15. The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B24s Over Germany by Stephen Ambrose

Hardcover, $26.00
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16. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14.00
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17. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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18. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

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19. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13.00
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20. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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