Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
October 24, 2001 1:00AM (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. Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

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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 Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $7.99
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4. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Hardcover, $9.98
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5. The Gryphon by Nick Bantock

Hardcover, $19.95
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6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

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

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

Paperback, $14
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9. Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America by Yossef Bodansky

Paperback, $17.95
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10. Afganistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics and the Rise of the Taliban by Larry P. Goodson

Paperback, $22.50
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11. The Prometheus Deception by Robert Ludlum

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12. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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13. The Soul of Rumi by Coleman Barks

Hardcover, $28
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14. Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid

Paperback, $14.95
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15. The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam by Karen Armstrong

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16. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Paperback, $15
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17. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
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18. Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman by Dav Pilkey

Paperback, $4.99
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19. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

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20. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

Paperback, $7.99
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