Bestsellers

Readers mix it up with Gladwell, Diamond and Stewart; polish their Spanish pronouns; and get advice on life and cooking.


Salon Staff
January 20, 2005 2:00AM (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 store in the world for new and used books. 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. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

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Hardcover, $25.95
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2. Collapse by Jared Diamond

Hardcover, $29.95
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3. The Broker by John Grisham

Hardcover, $27.95
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4. America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart and the writers of "The Daily Show"

Hardcover, $24.95
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5. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
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6. The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code by Sharan Newman

Paperback, $15
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7. The Last Juror by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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8. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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9. Bad Cat: 244 Not-So-Pretty Kitties and Cats Gone Bad by Jim Edgar

Paperback, $9.95
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10. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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11. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

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12. The Working Poor: Invisible in America by David K. Shipler

Paperback, $14
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13. The Known World by Edward P. Jones

Paperback, $13.95
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14. Spanish Now: Level 1 by Ruth J. Silverstein et al.

Paperback, $16.95
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15. Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Paperback, $14
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16. Deception Point by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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17. Gift of Change by Marianne Williamson

Hardcover, $21.95
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18. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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19. Paranoia by Joseph Finder

Paperback, $6.99
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20. Fresh From the Vegetarian Slow Cooker by Robin Robertson

Paperback, $14.95
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