Bestsellers

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


Salon Staff
January 4, 2002 1:29AM (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. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Paperback, $6.99
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2. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $20
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3. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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4. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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5. A Painted House by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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6. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

Paperback, $6.99
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7. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

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

Paperback, $7.99
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9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Paperback, $6.99
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10. Winter's Heart by Robert Jordan

Paperback, $7.99
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11. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Hardcover, $9.98
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12. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Paperback, $14
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13. The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking

Hardcover, $35
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14. Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian

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15. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

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

Paperback, $15
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17. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Paperback, $14.95
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18. Shadow of the Hegmon by Orson Scott Card

Paperback, $6.99
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19. The Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Paperback, $12
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20. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

Paperback, $7.99
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