Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
October 9, 2001 11:49PM (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. My Story as Told by Water by David James Duncan

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Hardcover, $24.95
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2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it | Read more on Harry Potter

3. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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4. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

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

Paperback, $6.99
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6. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

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

Paperback, $15
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8. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

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

9. The Best American Short Stories, 2001 by Barbara Kingsolver, editor

Paperback, $13
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10. 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

11. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

Paperback, $7.99
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12. Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm

Paperback, $4.95
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13. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

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

Paperback, $4.99
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15. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz

Paperback, $12.95
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16. Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik

Paperback, $14.95
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17. Fire by Sebastian Junger

Hardcover, $24.95
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18. Day of Terror by Barbara Shangle

Paperback, $9.95
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19. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Hardcover, $26
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20.The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Paperback, $12
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