Bestsellers

Gladwell and Diamond play leapfrog, and readers ask: What kind of fabric makes up the cosmos? And why do French women never get fat?


Salon Staff
February 25, 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. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

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Paperback, $14
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2. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Hardcover, $25.95
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3. Collapse by Jared Diamond

Hardcover, $29.95
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4. God's Politics by Jim Wallis

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

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

Paperback, $7.99
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7. The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene

Hardcover, $23.95
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8. Portland Confidential by Phil Stanford

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

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10. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

Paperback, $10
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11. Girls in Pants by Ann Brashares

Hardcover, $16.95
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12. 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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13. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond

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14. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Paperback, $13.95
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15. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

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

Paperback, $14
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17. The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Greer

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

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19. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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20. French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano

Hardcover, $22
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