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Readers say: We will never tire of bad cats! Plus: Alexander McCall Smith joins the list; politics, spirituality and cooking continue to dominate readers' obsessions.


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Salon Staff
February 10, 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. Sight Hound by Pam Houston

Hardcover, $23.95
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5. Girls in Pants by Ann Brashares

Hardcover, $16.95
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6. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

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

Paperback, $10
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8. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

Paperback, $16.95
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9. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

Hardcover, $25.95
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10. The Last Juror by John Grisham

Paperback, $7.99
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11. God's Politics by Jim Wallis

Hardcover, $24.95
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12. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Paperback, $7.99
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13. The Broker by John Grisham

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

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

Paperback, $9.95
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16. The Full Cupboard of Life by Alexander McCall Smith

Paperback, $11.95
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17. Stalking the Divine by Kristin Ohlson

Paperback, $14
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18. Fresh From the Vegetarian Slow Cooker by Robin Robertson

Paperback, $14.95
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19. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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20. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Paperback, $15.95
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