Bestsellers

This week's bestselling books courtesy of Powells.com


Salon Staff
December 6, 2001 3:14AM (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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Paperback, $6.99
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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. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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4. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Hear David Sedaris read

5. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Hardcover, $9.98
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Barbara Kingsolver

6. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $20
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on J.R.R. Tolkien

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

Paperback, $15
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8. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review | Read more on Harry Potter

9. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Paperback, $14
Buy it

10. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $15.95
Buy it

11. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris

Paperback, $8.95
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12. Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian

Paperback, $15
Buy it

13. Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid

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14. Tolkien Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $27.96
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15. Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

Hardcover, $19.95
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16. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

Paperback, $7.99
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17. Tickled Pink by Rita Rudner

Hardcover, $25
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18. 9-11 by Noam Chomsky

Paperback, $8.95
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