Bestsellers

Diamond and Gladwell maintain their reign, Stewart and Murakami fall, and America finally tires of the antics of bad cats.


Salon Staff
February 3, 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. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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3. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback, $14
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4. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $16.95
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5. Girls in Pants by Ann Brashares

Hardcover, $16.95
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6. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

Paperback, $10
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7. The Broker by John Grisham

Hardcover, $27.95
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8. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Paperback, $12
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9. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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10. The Last Juror by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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11. The Working Poor: Invisible in America by David K. Shipler

Paperback, $14
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12. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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13. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

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14. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
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15. Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress by Susan Jane Gilman

Paperback, $12.95
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16. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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17. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

Hardcover, $25.95
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18. America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart and the writers of "The Daily Show"

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19. God's Politics by Jim Wallis

Hardcover, $24.95
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20. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

Paperback, $14.95
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