Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
September 12, 2001 12:29AM (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 Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Paperback, $14
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3. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
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4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Harry Potter

5. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

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

6. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14
Buy it

7. Dune: House Harkonnen by Brian Herbert

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Hear Tim Curry read "Dune: House Harkonnen"

8. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Paperback, $12
Buy it | Read Salon's review

9. The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Ilse Witch by Terry Brooks

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

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read more on J.R.R. Tolkien

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

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12. Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm

Paperback, $4.95
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13. The Hostile Hospital by Lemony Snicket

Hardcover, $9.95
Buy it | Read more on Lemony Snicket

14. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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15. It's Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong

Paperback, $13
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16. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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17. Wild Justice by Phillip Margolin

Paperback, $7.99
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18. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Paperback, $6.99
Buy it | Read more on J.D. Salinger

19. Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

Paperback, $13.95
Buy it | Read more on Tom Robbins

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

Paperback, $20
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on J.R.R. Tolkien

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