Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
October 17, 2001 2:07AM (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. Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid

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Paperback, $14.95
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2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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3. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

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

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 Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $7.99
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6. Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman by Dav Pilkey

Paperback, $4.99
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7. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Paperback, $14
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8. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

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

Paperback, $6.99
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10. Day of Terror by Barbara Shangle

Paperback, $9.95
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11. The Prometheus Deception by Robert Ludlum

Paperback, $7.99
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12. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

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13. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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14. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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15. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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16. America The Beautiful by Moon Unit Zappa

Paperback, $14
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17. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

Paperback, $7.99
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18. Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America by Yossef Bodansky

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19. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

Paperback, $14
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20. Dispatches from the Tenth Circle: The Best of the Onion by Robert Seigel

Paperback, $16
Buy it | Read more about the Onion

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