Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com.



Salon Staff
November 7, 2001 11:40PM (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 Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

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

Paperback, $6.99
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3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $7.99
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4. Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid

Paperback, $14.95
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5. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Hardcover, $9.98
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6. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

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7. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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8. The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam by Karen Armstrong

Hardcover, $27.50
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9. Code to Zero by Ken Follett

Paperback, $7.99
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10. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

Paperback, $13
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11. Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian

Paperback, $15
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12. The Other Wind by Ursula K. Le Guin

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13. Please Don't Kill the Freshman by Zoe Trope

Paperback, $4.95
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14. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

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

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

Paperback, $15.95
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17. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Hardcover, $25.95
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18. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

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19. Desecration: Left Behind 9 by Tim Lahaye

Hardcover, $24.99
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20.The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Paperback, $14
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