Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
September 27, 2001 12:56AM (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. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $7.99
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3. Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik

Paperback, $14.95
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4. Heart of the Beast by Joyce Weatherford

Hardcover, $25
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5. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
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6. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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7. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Paperback, $14
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8. Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics and the Rise of the Taliban by Larry P. Goodson

Paperback, $22.50
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9. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

10. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

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11. Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman by Dav Pilkey

Paperback, $4.99
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12. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14
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13. Personal History by Katharine Graham

Paperback, $15
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14. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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15. Dune: House Harkonnen by Brian Herbert

Paperback, $6.99
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16. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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17. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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18. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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19. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn

Paperback, $18
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20. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Paperback, $12
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