Bestsellers

Readers pay tribute to Hunter S. Thompson, snatch up Shel Silverstein's posthumous children's book, and ponder the post-9/11 world with Ian McEwan. All on this week's list, courtesy of Powell's.


Salon Staff
April 1, 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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2. Collapse by Jared Diamond

Hardcover, $29.95
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3. Plan B by Anne Lamott

Hardcover, $24.95
Buy it | Read an excerpt from the book

4. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

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

5. The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene

Hardcover, $23.95
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6. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Paperback, $14.95
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7. Saturday by Ian McEwan

Hardcover, $26
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8. God's Politics by Jim Wallis

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

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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. Portland Confidential by Phil Stanford

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

Hardcover, $16.95
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13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

Paperback, $12
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14. Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon by Chuck Palahniuk

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Hardcover, $16
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15. Out by Natsuo Kirino

Paperback, $12.95
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16. Runny Babbit by Shel Silverstein

Hardcover, $17.99
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17. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Paperback, $14
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18. Don't Think of an Elephant (A Progressive Guide to Action) by George Lakoff

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

Paperback, $16.95
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20. Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller

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