Bestsellers

Jared Diamond's giganto-treatise on the future of civilization stays firmly at the top of the list; readers seek more answers to the universe in books from Haruki Murakami and Simon Singh.


Salon Staff
January 28, 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. Collapse by Jared Diamond

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Hardcover, $29.95
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2. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
Buy it

3. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

4. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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5. The Last Juror by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

6. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
Buy it

7. Bad Cat: 244 Not-So-Pretty Kitties and Cats Gone Bad by Jim Edgar

Paperback, $9.95
Buy it

8. 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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9. The Broker by John Grisham

Hardcover, $27.95
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10. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

Hardcover, $25.95
Buy it | Read Salon's review

11. If the Buddha Got Stuck by Charlotte Kasl

Paperback, $13
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12. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

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13. The Known World by Edward P. Jones

Paperback, $13.95
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14. Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe by Simon Singh

Hardcover, $27.95
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15. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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16. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $16.95
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17. Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon by Chuck Palahniuk

Hardcover, $16
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18. The Working Poor: Invisible in America by David K. Shipler

Paperback, $14
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19. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
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20. 3rd Degree by James Patterson

Paperback, $7.99
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